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HAWKS LOOK TO FINISH REGULAR SEASON STRONG AS PLAYOFFS LOOM

Preview by Aideena Wickstrom 

ETOBICOKE, ON:  After a tough loss in London on February 2nd, the Hawks are looking to play their final home game of their regular season play. Hosting the Niagara Knights, the game's victory could go either way. 

THE MATCH-UP

Humber "Hawks" vs Niagara "Knights"
14-2, 2nd  West         11-5, 3rd  West

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

8:00pm @ Humber College Athletic Centre (or 30 minutes after the women's game) 

LAST TIME OUT VS KNIGHTS

It was November 29th when these teams last faced off. In this, the Hawks managed to silence their opponents in a 3 set victory. (25-15, 25-18, 25-21) 

HISTORY VS KNIGHTS

Overall, the Hawks have a 23-11 record against the Knights. Of this, only two of these losses have been on home court. 

SCOUTING NIAGARA

  • The Knights have won their last two games without dropping a single set. These games were against St. Clair and Mohawk.
  • Niagara currently ranks 7th in the OCAA for overall Service Aces, with 99
  • In general, the Knights average 9.98 kills per set 

KNIGHTS- BY THE NUMBERS

  • Points per set- Jayden Milne, 3.2
  • Kills- Jayden Milne, 173
  • Assists- Ben Fillmore, 443
  • Service Aces- Ben Fillmore, 21
  • Digs- Robert Zalewski, 143
  • Blocks- Tristan Swinden, 26 

HAWK NOTES

  • Setter Jake Gomes is currently 2nd in the OCAA for service aces, with 45 so far this season.
  • Humber currently ranks 3rd in the OCAA for assists per set, with a 0.322 average
  • Rafael Hilario is 2nd in the OCAA for kills per set, with a 3.46 average
  • Humber averages 10.55 kills each set 

HAWKS- BY THE NUMBERS

HISTORY WATCH

  • Head Coach Wayne Wilkins remains only 6 wins behind Humber's All-Time Wins leader, Chris Wilkins.

WATCH LIVE

You can support the Hawks by watching the game LIVE, with the link below

https://portal.stretchinternet.com/humber/