February 29, 2016

(London, Ontario) – On Saturday afternoon at the OCAA Women's Volleyball Provincial Championship, the Fanshawe Women's Volleyball team (15-7) defeated the Durham Lords (20-3) in a five set thriller (25-22, 18-25, 24-26, 25-20, 15-5) to capture the bronze medal.  Carley Nugteren was named the Falcons Player of the Game. Fanshawe last won an OCAA medal back in 2013, when they took home the silver against the Humber Hawks in the final.


The Falcons finished the OCAA Championship with a record of 2-1, with their lone loss coming at the hands of the undefeated #3 CCAA ranked and eventual champion Humber Hawks (21-0).  For her fantastic play throughout the tournament, Fanshawe's Renee McCormick was named a Championship All-Star.



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