(St. John's, NL) – The Sea-Hawks dropped their first match of the season in an intense 5-set battle against the Acadia Axewomen, losing (3-2).
The first set was taken by the Axewomen, winning 25-18. Memorial fought hard to come back and won the second set 25-22, but Acadia wouldn't let them get the upper hand and won the third set 25-15. Memorial took back the fourth set, winning 25-20, but were unable to capitalize in the last set and dropped a close game 15-10.
Acadia's Lauren Renzella (Stouffville, ON) finished the game with an impressive 16 kills and 11 digs. Her teammate Lucy Glen-Carter (Toronto, ON) also had a strong performance, registering 14 kills, 2 service aces, and 7 digs. Peyton DeWolfe won the Subway Player of the game for the Axewomen, hitting 11 kills and 8 digs.
Memorial gave a strong team performance, with notable stats from Kaitlyn Kachinka (Edmonton, Alberta) who dominated the play with 11 kills and 3 service aces. Belle De Vries (Barrhead, Alberta) recorded 10 kills and 15 digs, and Margaret Henley (St. John's, NL) won the player of the game for the Sea-Hawks with 37 assists.
The Sea-Hawks are back in action tomorrow at the Work's Fieldhouse at 7pm. You can also stream the game live at austv.ca or keep up with the live stats at atlanticuniversitysport.ca.
Written by Sydney Hector, MUN Athletics