Scapinello shines with kills, blocks, stuffs

Mohawk Mountaineers’ second-year right side Justin Scapinello is the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association’s Athlete of the Week for men’s volleyball.

Scapinello was a key contributor in a pair of Mohawk wins, earning 19 offensive points on 12 kills, four stuff blocks and three service aces in a come-from-behind 3-2 (22-25, 24-26, 27-25, 28-26, 15-12) win over Niagara on Jan. 18. Scapinello led all players with a 14-point effort on nine kills, four aces and one block in a 3-0 (25-17, 25-21, 25-14) win over Sheridan on Jan. 21.

Going into Tuesday’s (Jan. 24) game against fifth-place Redeemer (7-5) Mohawk (9-3) had won four straight to sits in third place in the OCAA’s West Division, two points back of second place Nipissing and four back of Humber.