February 23, 2018

(London, Ontario) – The #1 CCAA nationally ranked Fanshawe Men's Volleyball team (21-0, 1st in West) is headed to the 2018 OCAA Provincial Championship match after defeating the #11 ranked Redeemer Royals (15-6, 3rd in West) in the semi-final in three straight sets (25-20, 25-9, 25-18). The OCAA Men's Volleyball Championship is being hosted by Georgian College in Barrie, ON.


Fanshawe's Sebastian Lethbridge (London, ON) was named the player of the game, posting 36 assists and 14 digs. The Falcons will now take on the #6 Humber Hawks (18-3, 2nd in West) Saturday at 5pm, with the winner being crowned the OCAA Provincial Champion.


On Friday afternoon in the consolation semi-finals of the OCAA Women's Volleyball Provincial Championship, the Fanshawe Women's team (16-5, 2nd in West) completed a three set sweep over the Loyalist Lancers (17-4, 1st in East). OCAA First Team All-Star setter Darian Gropp (Kitchener, ON) was named the Falcons player of the game. Fanshawe will look to end their season with a victory, when they face the Mohawk Mountaineers (13-8, 5th in West) in the consolation final today at noon. The OCAA Women's Volleyball Championship is being hosted by Centennial College in Scarborough, ON.


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For further information, please contact:


Nicole Carriere

Sports Information Officer - Fanshawe Athletics

1001 Fanshawe College Blvd. London, ON N5Y 5R6

Office: 519-452-4430 x6105