Brock women's volleyball falls to Rams 3-1
St. Catharines, Ont. - The Brock University women's volleyball team (3-7 OUA) dropped a 3-1 decision to the Ryerson Rams (24-26, 26-24, 13-25, 21-25) Sunday afternoon at home. With the loss, the Badgers remain tied for 8th place in the OUA standings.
Leading the Badgers offence was senior Shenise Power (North Vancouver, BC) who had a team-high 13 kills, while also picking up a pair of service aces. Junior Lucy McLay (Stratford, Ont.) had a strong performance picking up 12 kills, nine digs and a couple service aces of her own. Rounding out the Badgers top performers were junior Nicole Arthurs (Georgetown, Ont.) (9 kills, 5 digs). Senior Jennifer McKenzie (Surrey, BC) (5 kills, 2 service aces, 2 block solos) and senior Tori Stirling (Whitby, Ont.) (5 Kills, 6 Digs).
For the Rams their offense was led by freshman Veronica Livingston (Kelowna, BC) who picked up 13 kills and a block solo. Senior Chelsea Jensen (Georgetown, Ont.) nine kills, 13 digs, and three service aces. Junior Chelsea Briscoe (Georgetown, Ont.) had a strong performance putting up game a game-high four block solos, and adding seven kills.
Junior Emily Nicholishen (Whitby, Ont.) contributed with 8 kills of her own and was able to pick up 14 digs. Setter Lauren Ebenhardt (Aurora, Ont.) finished off with 34 assists and 18 digs.
For the match, Brock hit 15.4% adding 50 kills with 27 errors on 149 attempts. The Rams hitting efficiency was 22.6% collecting 42 kills with 11 errors on 137 attempts.
This is the last game before the Christmas break for your Badgers. Brock returns to action January 5th at 2pm, where they will host the Guelph Gryphons at the Bob Davis Gymnasium.