By Jay Shewfelt
(LONDON, ON) – The St Clair women’s volleyball team travelled up Highway 401 to London, Tuesday night, to take on the Fanshawe Falcons. The ladies suffered a tough loss to the Falcons by a match score of 3-2.
The set scores for Fanshawe were 23-25, 25-22, 23-25, 25-19, and 15-12.
Kaila Crough led the way offensively for the Saints with 12 kills, 1 service ace, 1 block, and 6 digs.
With the loss, the Saints record fell to 11-5 on the season while Fanshawe improved to 9-7. The St Clair women are currently ranked 3rd in the OCAA and sit in third place in the OCAA West Division while Fanshawe is ranked 6th and are in 4th place.
Saints’ newcomer Angela Evans was named the OCAA Women’s Volleyball Athlete of the week on Tuesday, as well. Evans contributed a match-high 20 points on 15 kills, three blocks, and two service aces in St Clair’s five-set victory at Redeemer on February 24.
Since joining St Clair this semester, Evans is averaging 3.5 points per set in five matches.
The St Clair women are next in action on February 11 when they host the Cambrian Golden Shield at the Sportsplex at 2:00pm. The match will be live streamed on WE-TV.
St Clair will play host to the OCAA Women’s Volleyball Championship from February 24 through 26. As host, the Saints are guaranteed a spot in the event and will play their first match on February 24 at 8:00pm.