February 22, 2018

(London, Ontario) – Three members of the Fanshawe Falcons Women's Volleyball team were honoured this morning for their accomplishments this season as the OCAA handed out their 2017-18 league awards at the Women's Volleyball Championship Banquet in Toronto.  


Darian GroppOCAA West Division First Team All-Star:  In her final season as a Falcon, Gropp (Kitchener, ON), the team captain, has once again led Fanshawe to a Provincial Championship tournament.  As the team's setter, Gropp did a fantastic job distributing the ball to her teammates. This season, Gropp recorded 478 assists, which sets a Fanshawe Women's Volleyball record for most assists in a season. Gropp has also become the Falcons all-time assists leader, as she has accumulated 1,684 assists in her five year career.


Meghan MorelliOCAA West Division First Team All-Star:  Meghan Morelli (London, ON) led the Falcons offense and the OCAA West Division in kills per set (3.45). On the season, she collected 193 kills, 18 blocks, 10 service aces and averaged 3.9 points per set, the second most on the Falcons.


Shannon MorelliOCAA West Division Second Team All-Star:  Shannon Morelli (London, ON) recorded 132 kills, 28 service aces and 9 blocks in 13 matches this season. She averaged 4.1 points per set, good for third in the OCAA.


The Falcons quarterfinal match at the OCAA Provincial Championship takes place today at 1:00pm versus the Niagara Knights.



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