By: A. Wickstrom
Humber Athletics Sports Information
ETOBICOKE – No. 15 Humber women's volleyball continue on to a four-game winning streak, after defeating the Boréal Viperès (0-8, 10th West) in straight sets. The final scores were 25-2, 25-6, and 25-14.
Freshman Megan Hunt got the Hawks started in the opening sets against the Viperès, nailing down an impressive 19-point service run that included ten aces. Hayley Henderson and Karlee Mannella helped to keep the run going as they broke down the Viperès defence with multiple kills. Alex Bartmann helped certify the gigantic victory with a four-point service run and an ace, ending the set, 25-2.
Megan Hunt continued to make a mark on the court, earning the first point of the second and third sets with huge kills. Building off this momentum, service runs by Alexandria Dube and Lauren Schneider gave the Hawks early 6-1 leads. Boréal was unable to respond, as big hits by Hayley Henderson left no room for the Viperès to defend. Blocks by Karlee Mannella and Cassidy Andrews maintained the Hawks control over the court, as they flew into swift set victories of 25-6 and 25-14.
Outside hitter Megan Hunt earned Hawks Nation player of the game, as she earned a career-high 12 points including 10 aces and two kills.
- Humber served their best game of the season, collecting 29 total aces.
- Middle Karlee Mannella marked a career-high 10 points in the game, earning five kills, three aces, and two blocks.
- Humber currently ranks first in the OCAA for assists, averaging 10.79 per set.
- The Hawks continue a perfect 25-0 record over the Boréal Viperès with this win
The Hawks will close out the first half of their season on the road, as they take on the Redeemer Royals (4-4, 6th West) in Ancaster. Game time is set for 6 p.m on Dec 6.