(London, Ontario) – In the final Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) rankings of 2017, three Fanshawe Falcons teams are represented in the national rankings. Men's Volleyball, Women's Volleyball and Women's Basketball have all been ranked top 15 in the nation every week of the rankings so far this season.
The Men's Volleyball team (9-0) are ranked #5 in the country for the second week in a row after a 3-0 win over the St. Clair Saints (5-4) last Wednesday. Their final home game of 2017 will take place at home on Saturday, December 9 versus the Conestoga Condors (4-5) at 8pm and will be in support of Mental Health Awareness. This game was originally scheduled for January 10, 2018. Other OCAA Men's Volleyball teams that are ranked nationally include Georgian (2), Humber (11) and Redeemer (13).
The Fanshawe Women's Volleyball team (8-1) are ranked #14 nationally this week. The Falcons protected their second place standing in the OCAA West Division last Wednesday with a 3-2 victory over St. Clair (6-3). On Saturday, December 9, Fanshawe will host Conestoga at 6pm in support of Mental Health Awareness. This game was originally scheduled for January 10, 2018. Other OCAA Women's Volleyball teams represented in the CCAA rankings include Humber (4) and Niagara (15).
The Falcons Women's Basketball team (8-2) are also #14 in the latest rankings. Fanshawe defeated the Lambton Lions (0-10) last Thursday 70-29. The Falcons will look to close out 2017 with a win over the Niagara Knights (6-2) on Wednesday, December 13 in Welland. This game was originally scheduled for January 10, 2018. Other ranked OCAA Women's Basketball teams include Humber (1) and Mohawk (10).
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