(London, Ontario) – On Saturday afternoon, the Fanshawe Women's Volleyball team (7-5) defeated the Conestoga Condors (1-11) in three straight sets by scores of 25-13, 28-26 and 25-15. The Falcons have now won four straight league games and are in fourth place in the OCAA West Division.
In the first set, with the game tied 6-6, Falcons Meghan Morelli scored three straight points, forcing the Condors to take a timeout. The Falcons continued to push behind some tough serving and led by as many as 12 in the set. The Falcons finished the game on an 11-1 run and took the first set 25-13. Morelli, Darian Gropp and Allysha Couch scored four a piece in the set.
In the second, Fanshawe jumped ahead 5-1 and the Condors called an early timeout. With Fanshawe's Hunter Medd serving, the Falcons scored 10 straight points and took a commanding 11-1 lead. The Condors went on their own 9-3 run but a huge kill by Morelli brought the Falcons home crowd back to their feet. Conestoga came back and took the lead 24-23 but the Falcons fought back, tying the game at 24, 25 and 26 before scoring three straight and taking the set, 28-26.
Fanshawe led from start to finish in the third. In a total team effort, seven different players all scored in the set on their way to the 25-15 set victory. Morelli led all players with 16 points in the match.
Fanshawe's Top Performers:
Meghan Morelli – 16 points (15 kills, 1 ace)
Sophia DaSilva – 11 points (7 kills, 4 aces)
Conestoga's Top Performers:
Tori Kozak – 8 points (6 aces, 2 kills)
Fanshawe returns to the court on Thursday, January 26, when they host the Sheridan Bruins (5-6).
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