Mohawk women off to strong start in OCAA v-ball tourney


The Mohawk women’s volleyball team won it’s opening match at the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association Volleyball Championships at Fanshawe College in London on Thursday night (Feb. 21).

The Mountaineers took three straight games from the Durham Lords of Oshawa, 25-18, 26-24, 25-14.

Rachel VanHartingsveldt of Mohawk was the player of the game, and had six kills, two service aces and two stuff blocks. Leah Waxman had nine kills, Janette Jakubiec collected seven kills, one ace and two blocks and Sarah Borycki contributed four kills, two aces and one block.

The Mohawk women will meet Nipissing of North Bay in their next match today at 8 p.m. The Lakers took three straight sets from the Georgian Grizzlies of Barrie.