February 27, 2016

(London, Ontario) – The #2 CCAA nationally ranked Fanshawe Men's Volleyball team (16-2) is headed to the 2016 OCAA Provincial Final after defeating the #6 ranked Sheridan Bruins (13-5) in the semi-final in three straight sets (25-23, 25-18, 25-22).  Fanshawe's captain Derek Braun was named the Player of the Game, after putting up 10 kills and 7 blocks with no errors.  The Falcons will now take on the Mohawk Mountaineers (13-5) on Saturday, February 27 at 5pm, with the winner being crowned the OCAA Provincial Champion.  Both teams will represent Ontario at the CCAA National Championship from March 9-12 in British Columbia, hosted by Douglas College.


On Friday night in the semi-finals of the OCAA Women's Volleyball Provincial Championship, the Fanshawe Women's team fell in four sets (25-19, 19-25, 25-22, 25-20) to the #3 ranked Humber Hawks (18-0).  Darian Gropp was named the Falcons Player of the Game. Fanshawe will now take on the Durham Lords (19-1) at 2pm for the bronze medal.


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