Monday, January 23, 2017 - Submitted by Athletic Dept
The St. Clair College men’s volleyball team earned a big split on the road this past weekend when then travelled to Hamilton and Welland.
On Saturday night, the Saints took on the Mohawk Mountaineers in Hamilton. St. Clair had a solid match but ended up falling to the Mountaineers 3-0. Justin Fisher had a solid match with 4 kills, 3 stuff blocks and 2 digs.Set scores for Mohawk were 25-19, 25-18 and 25-21. Mohawk is currently ranked 2nd in the OCAA and 7th in Canada. With the win Mohawk improved to 11-2 on the season.
On Sunday afternoon, St. Clair was in Welland to take on the Niagara Knights. The Saints played well against a strong Niagara team and came away with a tough 3-1 upset win. Jared Niziolek had a big game for the Saints with 17 kills, and 3 stuff blocks.Game scores for St. Clair were 25-21, 22-25, 25-18, and 25-21. Niagara who dropped to 7-5 on the season, are ranked 6th in the OCAA.
With the weekend split, the Saints are now 6-6 on the season and in 7th place in a very tight OCAA West Division. However, the Saints are only 1 win out of fourth place. The men are currently ranked 9th in the OCAA.
For the complete OCAA Men’s Volleyball Standings click on the following link