Badgers fall to McMaster in five; Fast records 3000th career assist
HAMILTON, Ont. – The Brock University women's volleyball team (9-7 OUA) lost for the third consecutive match as they dropped a 3-2 decision (18-25, 25-21, 25-15, 20-25, 15-6) to the McMaster Marauders (10-6 OUA) Friday night at the Burridge Gymnasium in Hamilton.
With the loss, the Badgers drop to sixth place in the OUA Standings.
McMaster's offense was led by Kailee Stock, who registered a match high 16 kills and seven digs. Lauren Mastroluisi added the double-double finishing with 12 kills and 13 digs. Mira Krunic and Shannon McRobert chipped in with nine and eight kills respectively. Setter Amanda Weldon added 42 assists and eight digs in the victory.
Leading Brock was senior Rachel Roorda (St. George, Ont.) who recorded 14 kills. With her 14-kill performance, Roorda reached two career milestones registering her 600th career point and 400th career kill.
Senior setter Ally Fast (St. Catharines, Ont) recorded her 3000th career assist finishing the match with 37 assists and eight digs.
For the game, Brock hit just .130 with 45 kills, 27 errors on 138 attempts. McMaster finished the match with 57 kills, 24 errors on 135 attempts for a .233 hitting percentage.
The Badgers next action is February 10th when they take on the Waterloo Warriors on the road.
Brock will end the regular season at home on February 12th at 1pm when they host the Guelph Gryphons. That day will be the "Dig for the Cure" Breast Cancer Awareness Game as well as Senior Day where they will honour graduating players Ally Fast, Rachel Roorda and Jasmine Thome.