Women Marauders meet Blues in volleyball quarters


Toronto – The McMaster women’s volleyball team fell to the top ranked York Lions on Sunday (Feb. 12) in their last regular season game in Ontario University Athletics. The Marauders, who end their schedule in fourth place with an 11-7 record, lost in straight sets, 25-20, 25-20, 25-14. Lions topped the league with a 16-2 showing.

McMaster will meet the fifth place Toronto Varsity Blues in the opening round of playoffs. Toronto also finished with an 11-7 performance. That one-game quarter-final is set for Saturday, Feb. 18 at McMaster.

Third-year Kailee Stock had a team-high eight kills and a team-high 12 digs in the match and middle Shannon McRobert was the only Marauder to hit double-digit points with seven kills, three aces and two blocks. Taylor Brisebois had eight points with seven kills and an ace.

For the Lions, Brandie Wilkerson scored 11 kills and had 2 aces and a block for a total of a game-high 14 points. Melissa Humana-Paredes also recorded 11 kills. Setter Tisha Rouse recorded 26 assists in the Lions’ win.