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Trent Sweeps Fleming
Peterborough, ON- The Trent University men's and women's volleyball teams completed a sweep of Sir Sandford Fleming College on Thursday, December 1.
In the women's game Trent won by a score of 3-1 (25-20, 27-25, 23-25, 25-21). Leading the way for Trent was Laura Lynch with 20 points (14 kills, 2 blocks, 4 aces), and Christina Skrypka with 11 points (7 kills, 3 blocks, 1 ace). With the win the Trent women improve to 4-3 on the season and move into second place in the OCAA East Division standings.
In the men's game, Trent jumped out to an early 2-0 lead, but lost the next two sets before winning the match by a score of 3-2 ( 25-20, 25-17, 20-25, 22-25, 15-13).
"They (Fleming) made us earn it, it was a little too close for comfort," said Trent men's Head Coach Mike Halloran. Leading the way for Trent was Paul Scott with 18 points (18 kills) and Ian Rettie with 12 points (8 kills, 2 blocks, 2 aces). With the win the Trent men improve to 4-3 on the season and remain in third place in the OCAA East Division standings. Trent will host the Seneca Sting, Wednesday, December 7 at 6 p.m. (women) and 8 p.m. (men).
Epping National Champ
Whitehorse, YU- Fourth year Trent University student athlete John Epping was crowned national champion as he represented Ontario at the Canadian Mixed Curling Championships this past weekend.
Mr. Epping had earned the right to represent Ontario at the national championships by winning the Ontario Mixed Curling Championships.
"It was an exciting weekend for John. He definitely made it interesting by losing his first three matches of the tournament," said Trent University Curling Coach Steve Whitehill.
After losing their opening three games, Mr. Epping's Ontario team went on to win their final 10 matches of the tournament to clinch the championship trophy. This was the first national title for the 22-year-old Mr. Epping, and his second appearance at the nationals. His first appearance came as a junior.
Last season, Mr. Epping led the Trent University men's team to a fourth place finish at the OUA Championships. The OUA season begins January 21 in Kingston, Ontario.
Posted November 30, 2005
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