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November 30, 2015

MEN'S VOLLEYBALL:

 

The #7 Fanshawe Men's Volleyball squad moved into first place in the OCAA West Division after beating the #14 Redeemer Royals on the road last Friday. The Falcons won the first set 25-18, then fell in the second set 25-23. Fanshawe stepped it up in the third set, defeating the Royals 25-12, and finished the game off in the fourth by a score of 25-17. Nate Van Camp led Fanshawe's attack with 13 points and Derek Braun contributed 11 points. On Wednesday, December 2, Fanshawe will host their final game of the semester at 8pm versus St. Clair.

 

Upcoming Games:

Wednesday, Dec. 2:

St. Clair vs. Fanshawe – 8pm

December 29-30:

Tournament @ Niagara

 

 

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL:

 

The Fanshawe Women's Volleyball team improved their record to 8-2 after a road win against Redeemer on Friday. The Falcons beat the Royals in the first two sets 25-20 and 25-19. The Royals then came back to win the third set 25-20. Fanshawe won the fourth and final set by a score of 25-21. Both Darian Gropp and Carley Nugteren had a team-high of 9 points for the Falcons. Fanshawe will play against the St. Clair Saints in their final game of the semester on Wednesday, December 2 at 6pm. The game will be played at the Glenn Johnston Athletic Centre.

 

Upcoming Games:

Wednesday, Dec. 2:

St. Clair vs. Fanshawe – 6pm 

January 2-3:

Tournament @ Sheridan

 

MEN'S BASKETBALL:

 

The Fanshawe Men's Basketball team went 0-2 last week, falling to St. Clair on the road on Wednesday and Sheridan at home on Saturday.

 

The Falcons lost to the Saints by a final score of 82-75 on Wednesday evening in Windsor. Fanshawe had the lead the majority of the game, however could not hold off the Saints attack in the final quarter. Connor Therrien was the leading scorer for the Falcons, dropping 21 points. Moses Orozco-Rayo added 18 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists.

 

On Saturday, Fanshawe lost 91-78 to the #6 nationally ranked Sheridan Bruins at the Glenn Johnston Athletic Centre. Fanshawe and Sheridan traded baskets to start the game and finished the opening frame tied at 23. Therrien was on fire, scoring 12 points in the first quarter. The second quarter began with Fanshawe's Oshane Daley dishing a nice pass to Frank Ngakoutou for a layup, which was followed by a beautiful shot from behind the arc by Therrien to give Fanshawe a 5-point lead. Sheridan then responded with a run of their own, and went into the locker room with a 38-35 lead.

 

In the third quarter, the Bruins applied tough defensive pressure and took a 5-point lead over the Falcons. The home team responded with a pair of huge put-backs by Ngatoutou. The scoring went back and forth for the remainder of the quarter, until Therrien hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give Fanshawe a 2-point lead going into the final frame. Unfortunately for the home team, the Bruins gained momentum from the Falcons foul trouble in the fourth quarter. Fanshawe struggled to contain Sheridan player Brian Owusu, who hit back-to-back shots to extend the Bruins' lead. Despite their best efforts, Fanshawe fell by a score of 91-78. Therrien finished the game with 30 points and 7 rebounds.

 

Fanshawe will travel to Hamilton on Tuesday, December 1, to play against Mohawk at 8pm. This will be the last regular season game of the first semester.

 

Upcoming Games:

Tuesday, Dec. 1:

Fanshawe @ Mohawk – 8pm 

 

 

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL:

 

The Women's Basketball squad went 2-0 this week and moved up to second place in the OCAA West Division. The Falcons travelled to Windsor on Wednesday night and came away with a huge 60-54 win against a talented St. Clair team. The Saints are ranked eighth in the CCAA, as their only other loss this semester was to the top ranked Humber Hawks.

 

Both teams started slow offensively and were tied at 19 at the half. Fanshawe fell behind in the third quarter, however good defensive pressure from the Falcons led to Anique Daley getting a layup and the foul to once again tie the game. It stayed close in the fourth quarter until the final minute of play, when Kiesha Cato knocked down a pair of key free throws to secure Fanshawe's lead. There was a total of 15 lead changes throughout the game. Ali Vlasman led the Falcons with 15 points, followed by Daley and Mikhaila Wright, who had 12 and 11 points respectively.

 

On Saturday afternoon, the Falcons defeated the Sheridan Bruins by a score of 68-25. Fanshawe came out strong to start the game, using defensive pressure to force Sheridan into numerous turnovers. Falcons' player Victoria Racine hit a nice jumper from the baseline at the buzzer to give Fanshawe a 24-point lead after the first quarter. The Falcons held the Bruins to only three points in the second quarter, and were up by a score of 41-7 at half time.

 

Fanshawe's scoring slowed down in the third quarter, as the Bruins battled to stay within reach. The Falcons then picked up the intensity in the final frame with big shots by Kaleigh Morris and Jacoby Sanchez. Fanshawe went on to win their last home game of the semester by a final score of 68-25. Racine led the Falcons with a game-high 14 points and 4 assists. Morris contributed 12 points and 9 rebounds.

 

The Falcons are now 7-1 on the year and will be on the road for their final game before the break versus the Mohawk Mountaineers on Tuesday, December 1 at 6pm.

 

Upcoming Games:

Tuesday, Dec. 1:

Fanshawe @ Mohawk – 6pm 

 

 

 

 

For more information on Fanshawe Athletics:

Web - www.fanshawec.ca/athletics

Phone - 519-452-4430 x3923

Email – n_carriere@fanshawec.ca