Host Mountaineers take volleyball tourney crown

Mohawk College men’s and women’s teams came away from the Mohawk Invitational Volleyball Tournament as champions. The Ontario Colleges Athletic Association Mountaineers, in each case, swept Fanshawe 2-0 for their respective championship on the weekend (Sept. 29-30).

The women defeated the rival OCAA Falcons 25-22 and 25-19 in the final. They went through the round robin Saturday with the best record of 5-1 and on Sunday downed Seneca 2-0 (25-7, 28-26) in the semi finals. Mohawk’s Sarah Borycki was selected MVP on the women’s side and teammates Janette Jakubiec and Leah Waxman were named All-Stars.

The men downed the Falcons 25-22, 25-17. After leading the way in the round robin at 5-1, the Mountaineers advanced to the championship game sweeping Cambrian 25-15 and 25-16 in the semis. Adam Scheidel of Mohawk was the men’s MVP. Mountaineers named to the All-Star squad were Steve Pawelczyk and Jasmin Cull.