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.
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.
- 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
- 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
- Points per Set Average- Dylan Devecseri, Rafael Hilario, 4.1
- Kills- Rafael Hilario, 135
- Assists- Jake Gomes, 477
- Service Aces- Jake Gomes, 45
- Digs- Rady Kim, 94
- Blocks- Andrew Blakey, 14
- Head Coach Wayne Wilkins remains only 6 wins behind Humber's All-Time Wins leader, Chris Wilkins.
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