Mohawk wins OCAA quarter final volleyball matches

Mohawk’s two volleyball teams both advanced to the semi finals of their respective OCAA Volleyball Championships on Thursday (Feb. 24).

The women’s squad swept Trent of Peterborough 25-22, 25-18, 25-22 and will meet Nipissing Friday at 5:00 pm at Loyalist College in Belleville. Jennifer Knowles, who led Mohawk with nine kills, two aces and two blocks, was named to the OCAA first team league all-star team. Kelly Crnic made the league’s second team.

Meanwhile, the Mohawk men rallied and topped Durham 21-25, 25-23, 25-19, 25-19 in their quarter final and will meet Redeemer on Friday (Feb. 25) 6pm at Seneca College. Mountaineer first year star Justin Scapinello, the West scoring champ, was named West rookie of the year, overall league rookie of the year and first team league all-star.