Ambrose Lions pull big upset win over The King's University Eagles

The Ambrose College Lions rallied to defeat the King's University Eagles in five sets, 12-25, 21-25, 25-21, 25-21,15-12 in the fourth game of the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference Women's Volleyball Championship at Lakeland College on Thursday night.

 

With the win the Lions (1-0) moves onto the winners' bracket for the first time in team history. The Calgary-based club joined the ACAC for the start of the 2014-15 season.

 

The fourth-ranked Lions will move on to face the Lakeland College Rustlers in the semifinal on Friday night at the Lakeland gym. Game time is set for 8 p.m.

 
The top-ranked team from the north, the Eagles, (0-1) move onto the consolation bracket and hope to pick up their first win of this championship when they face the Briercrest Clippers on Friday afternoon. Game time is set for 3 p.m. 
Left-side Julia Kemper had 22 of the Lion's 46 kills. Keri Alcorn contributed 22 kills for the Eagles.

 

Kemper grabbed player of the game honours for the Lions while Sydney Warchola won the player of the game for the Eagles.