February 23, 2017

(London, Ontario) – Four members of the Fanshawe Falcons Men's Volleyball team were honoured this morning for their accomplishments this season as the OCAA handed out their 2016-17 league awards at the Men's Volleyball Championship Banquet in Hamilton.


James JacksonOCAA West Division First Team All-Star:  For the second time in just two seasons, Jackson (London, ON) has been named an OCAA First Team All-Star.  On a very balanced roster, he led the Falcons in offense averaging 4.3 points per set, the second most in the OCAA West Division. In just 16 matches, he had the most kills (198) and service aces (20) on the team.


Sebastian Lethbridge OCAA West Division First Team All-Star:  Lethbridge (London, ON), the Falcons setter, has led Fanshawe to the best record in the OCAA West Division (17-1).  Last season's OCAA Championship MVP has once again led his team, having the Falcons ranked #1 in Canada.


David GundrumOCAA West Division Second Team All-Star:  Gundrum (Port Elgin, ON), who is fourth in the OCAA in digs per set, leads the Falcons with 135 digs on the season.  Never rattled, Gundrum is the backbone of Fanshawe who are one of the top defensive teams in the country.


David AuCoin OCAA West Division Second Team All-Star:  In his fifth and final season as a Falcon, AuCoin (Petewawa, ON) has become one of the best middle blockers in the OCAA.  In 14 games, he compiled 57 kills and 17 blocks.


The Falcons first match at the OCAA Provincial Championship takes place today at 1pm in the opening game of the tournament versus the George Brown Huskies (11-8).


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Rob Thorpe
Sports Information Officer


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