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Trent Sweeps Fleming

The Trent University men's and women's volleyball teams defeated the Fleming Knights in convincing style, Wednesday, February 1. Billed as the second half of the Peterborough Challenge between the cross-city schools, Trent entered the night with a 16 point lead and clinched the win with the sweep. A friendly wager between the two institutions will see Fred Batley, Athletic Director, of Sir Sandford Fleming College wear the Trent colors to work for a day.

In the women's match Trent kept their composure through a close first set to win the match by a score of 3-0 (25-23, 25-16, 25-16). "We were very consistent tonight. We spread the ball around and kept the intensity high throughout the match," said Trent Assistant Coach Brian Hayes. Leading the way for Trent was Laura Lynch with 11 points ( 10 kills, 1 block). With the win the Trent women improve to 7-4 on the season and remain in second place in the OCAA East Division.

In the men's game Trent dominated the play from start to finish as they swept Fleming 3-0 (25-15, 25-12, 25-12). "We were ready to play tonight. It's comforting to see our team getting better as the playoffs draw near," said Trent Head Coach Mike Halloran. Leading the way for Trent was Paul Scott with 11 points( 9 kills, 1 block, 1 ace), and Corey Leblanc with 10 points( 7 kills, 3 blocks). With the win Trent improves to 5-6 and remains in the third and final playoff spot in the OCAA East Division.

Next weekend the OCAA playoff scenarios will be finalized as Trent end their regular season by hosting Algonquin College, Friday, February 10th, at 6pm (women) and 8pm (men), and La Cite College on Saturday, February 11th at 1pm (women) and 3pm (men).

Posted February 2, 2006

Trent Knocks off 3rd Ranked Durham

The Trent University men's and women's volleyball teams hosted Durham College, Wednesday, January, 25th. In the women's game Trent remained undefeated after the Christmas break as they stunned the 3rd ranked team in the province by a score of 3-1 (25-18, 14-25, 25-20, 25-20). The loss was only the 2nd loss on the season for the Durham women. "Our team has been playing good volleyball. Our training camp in Florida really paid off and we now have the confidence to compete with the top teams in the province," said Head Coach Pete Carter. Leading the way for Trent was Laura Lynch with 15 points (11 kills, 4 aces). The win improves Trent to 6-4 on the season as they remain in first place in the OCAA East Division.

In the men's game Trent battled hard and kept the match close, but the undefeated Durham Lords showed why they are the 3rd ranked team in the province as they defeated the Excalibur by a score of 3-0 (25-16, 25-21, 25-12). The leading scorer for Trent was Paul Scott with 10 points (9 kills, 1 block). With the loss the Trent men drop to 4-6 on the season but remain in 3rd and final playoff spot in the OCAA East Division.

Posted January 27, 2005

Women's Volleyball Team Moves into First Place

Trent University's women's volleyball team has rallied into sole possession of first place in the OCAA Division after an impressive win against the Loyalist Lancers on Wednesday, January 19.

Led by powerhouse Laura Lynch, Trent took control of the match and didn't look back, winning by a score of 3-1 (26-24, 21-25, 27-25, 25-20). Ms. Lynch finished the match with 21 points (15 kills, 5 aces and 1 block). Trent's Britni Lloyd added 10 points (5 kills, 5 aces), while Justine Vandenburg led Loyalist with 11 points (9 kills, 1 block, 1 ace). The win solidifies Trent's position as the team to beat as the season continues.

In the men's game Trent was facing a perennial power in the top-ranked Lancers. The youthful Excalibur battled hard and kept all the sets close but lost by a score of 3-0 (25-22, 28-26, 26-24). Leading the way for Trent was Paul Scott with 13 points (10 kills, 3 aces) and Ian Rettie with 9 kills. Loyalist's top scorer was Quentin Skinner with 17 kills. Ryan Coghlin, Trent's leading scorer from last season, played sparingly in his first game back from an ankle injury.

The first-place women, with a record of 5-4, and the third place men, with a record of 5-4, move on to host Durham College on Wednesday, January 25. The women play at 6 p.m. and the men play at 8 p.m.

Posted January 20, 2006


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