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#14 HAWKS HEAD TO LONDON FOR MATCH UP WITH 5TH RANKED FALCONS

#14 HAWKS HEAD TO LONDON FOR MATCH UP WITH 5TH RANKED FALCONS

Preview by Aideena Wickstrom 

ETOBICOKE, ON: After a successful weekend at home against the Boréal Vipers and the Cambrian Golden Shield's, the Hawks are preparing to take on their biggest competition in the league leading and undefeated Fanshawe Falcons. 

THE MATCH-UP

Humber "Hawks" @ Fanshawe "Falcons"
12-3, 14th CCAA             14-0, 5th CCAA

Saturday, February 2nd, 2019

1:00pm @ Fanshawe College - London, ON 

LAST TIME OUT VS FALCONS

These teams last saw each other on November 24th, at Humber. In this match, both teams competed long and hard, before the Hawks dropped the game 1-3. The final score was 26-28,25-12,18-25,24-26. Lead scorer of the match was Hayley Henderson, who is currently injured, with 10 kills. 

HISTORY VS FALCONS

Overall, the Hawks have only dropped 2 games to Fanshawe (26-2). Before losing to them this season, the Falcons failed to conquer the Hawks for 29 years.   

SCOUTING FALCONS

  • The Falcons are yet to lose a game this season, riding along a 14 game winning streak.
  • Currently, Fanshawe ranks 1st in the OCAA for serving aces, with 170
  • The Falcons average 10.72 kills per set
  • Outside Hitter Janelle Albert leads the OCAA in serving aces per set, averaging 1.05. 

FALCONS- BY THE NUMBERS

  • Points per set- Janelle Albert, 4.4
  • Kills-  Janelle Albert, 126
  • Assists- Ashley Rafferty, 313
  • Service Aces- Janelle Albert, 44
  • Digs- Janelle Albert, 119
  • Blocks- Danielle Grasman, 31 

HAWK NOTES

  • The Hawks are currently 1st in the OCAA for digs per set, averaging 15.75.
  • Fifth-year Libero Kyla Wilkins leads the Hawks in defense, being 1st in the OCAA for overall digs with 178
  • Setter Alex Bartman ranks 3rd for assists per set, with 7.47. 

HAWKS- BY THE NUMBERS

HISTORY WATCH

  • Kyla Wilkins continues to push the Humber Varsity all time record for digs in a career. Now at a total of 590, she is expected to surpass the 600 mark during this match. 

WATCH LIVE

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

https://fanshawe.prestosports.com/fanatics/watchlive