(London, Ontario) – After a 3-0 win over the Boreal Viperes (0-17) on Saturday afternoon, the Fanshawe Men's Volleyball team (16-1) has clinched first place in the OCAA West Division. The Falcons will now have a bye to the OCAA Provincial Championship February 23-25 at Mohawk College in Hamilton, ON.
The Falcons, who are ranked #1 in the CCAA National Rankings, are currently on a 12 game winning streak. Fanshawe has a very balanced attack but is led by second year outside hitter James Jackson (London, ON), who is averaging 4.4 points per set, third most in the OCAA. 10 other Falcons all average over 1 point per set.
The Falcons have one more game remaining in their regular season on Sunday, February 11 at 3pm versus the Cambrian Golden Shield (2-14).
The Fanshawe Falcons are proud to host the 2017 CCAA Men's Volleyball National Championship from March 9-11. Tournament passes are now on sale for $30 at the front gate of all Fanshawe Falcons home games, at the Fanshawe Athletics office (Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm) as well as the Fanshawe Biz Booth (Monday to Thursday, 9am-8pm and Friday 9am-7pm). Falcons Platinum Packs are also available at the Fanshawe Athletics office for $100 and include a premium reserved seat along the baseline, special pass holder's entrance and access to the new Falcons Suite, which will have free pizza and a cash bar during Falcons evening games.
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For further information, please contact:
Sports Information Officer - Fanshawe Athletics
1001 Fanshawe College Blvd. London, ON N5Y 5R6
Office: 519-452-4430 x6105 | Cell: 519-777-7849