Mountaineers open Limoilou volleyball tournament with wins

The Mohawk women’s volleyball team split its first two matches while the men won their first encounter at the Limoilou tournament in Quebec City on Friday (Jan. 8).

The women’s side won a real see-saw five setter over the St. Thomas University Tommies of Fredericton in their opener, 25-22, 19-25, 20-25, 25-21 and 15-9.

However, in the second match the Mountaineers bowed 17-25, 16-25 and 14-25 to the F.X. Garneau Elans of Quebec City.

Today (Saturday), the women meet Edouard-Montpetit Lynx of Longueuil Quebec at 10:45 a.m, and then play Trois-Rivieres Diablos at 2:15 p.m.

In men’s opening action, Mohawk had its hands full but managed to sweep the Fredericton Castors Under 21 club team, 25-23, 25-22 and 25-21.