Friday November 29 2019
Syncrude Sport & Wellness Centre
Canadian Natural Gymnasium
Opponent: The Kings University Eagles
Keyano Huskies 1 Kings Eagles 3 21-25 23-25 25-23 18-25
The Keyano Huskies welcomed the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association No. 3 ranked The Kings University Eagles to the Syncrude Sport & Wellness Centre's Canadian Natural Gymnasium
Defending Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference women's volleyball champions, the Eagles are coached by veteran coach Grace Scott.
Will the Huskies be intimidated by the ranking?
Set 1 Keyano 21 Kings 25
Quickest opening four unanswered points by an opponent we've seen scored in a long time as Huskies try to shake off the nerves.
Home team regroups to tie it 8-8
Huskies coach Kira Sutcliffe calls her first time out down 8-12.
Very few extended rallies. Strong service by visitors.
Lauren Huntley (5'11 Outside 2nd Education Calgary Alberta) manages to put a few kills past the blocks of the much taller Eagles team.
Huskies playing well.
Set 2 Keyano 23 Kings 25
Eagles' setter Jada Lea in complete control of her team's offensive movement.
Mackenzie Stokes (5'3" Setter 3rd Social Work Fort McMurray Alberta) service ace ties it 10-10.
Boys and girls Grade 5-6 volleyball teams from Fort McMurray Christian School Royals in attendance cheering on the Huskies.
Huskies call timeout down 18-21.
Quality serving by Jamie Stokes (5'8" Setter 1st College Prep Cobourg Ontario) keeps the Huskies close down to the end.
Set 3 Keyano 25 Kings 23
Huskies offence attack starting to click with confidence.
An Abigail Vandop BANGO (6' Middle 1st Nursing Chilliwack B.C.) gives the Huskies a 17-12 edge. Another strong Huskies play and point forces Eagles to call timeout down 12-18.
Huskies up 20-15 but miscommunication on a major point allows Eagles to creep back now down 21-23 with the Huskies taking a timeout to relax.
Vandop BANGO 24-22.
Set 4 Keyano 18 Kings 25
Huskies have a few bright spots with service aces.
Home Hardware/Boston Pizza Player of the Game is Vandop . Eagles POG is Lauren Kroetsch