Men's Volleyball Fall To Humber
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Windsor, ON- The St. Clair college men’s volleyball team dropped their match on Saturday afternoon to the top ranked Humber Hawks by a score of 3-1.

Set scores for Humber were  25-17, 25-18, 21-25 and 25-14. With the win, the Hawks record moves to 4-0 on the season, while the Saints drop to 0-4. Humber is currently ranked 2nd in the OCAA and 6th in Canada.

The Hawks gained an early 4 point lead in the opening set against the Saints. With a long serving run the Hawks expanded their advantage and forced the Saints into a timeout at 16-11. Humber continued their run, bringing an overall nine point advantage to Humber. Another timeout was called by the Saints at 20-11, but they were too far behind to catch up to the Hawks. The set was finalized at 25-17.

Point for point, the Hawks had no more than a lead of 3 in the second set. This switched up when the Saints began to push back and stole a 12-11 advantage. Humber called its first timeout of the game to try and deny the Saints from getting any further ahead. This worked, as the Saints began to fall behind once again. After a kill by rookie Rafael Hilário, the Hawks stole all the momentum from the Saints and ended the second set 25-18.

In the third set, the Saints seemed to finally find a rhythm and keep up with the Hawks. As the lead was traded back and forth, Humber made a few unforced errors and fell behind the Saints. The Hawk bench called a timeout while behind by 2 at 20-18. Then again at 22-19. As the Hawks desperately tried to regain their game,  but they gave the set to the Saints, 21-25.

The Hawks flew into the fourth set, dominating the Saints with a quick 7-1 advantage. The game ended with a missed serve by St. Clair, finalizing the set at 25-14, and the match at 3-1

Michael Knight (LaSalle; Sandwich) led the way for St. Clair offensively with 10 kills on 25 attempts, 2 stuff blocks, 2 service aces and 2 digs. Shane Way (Belle River; St. Anne’s) also had a strong match with 8 kills on 15 attempts, 1 stuff block and 5 digs.

The Saints are next in action on Saturday and Sunday when the travel to Sudbury to take on Cambrian College and College Boreal


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