Mac, Redeemer top volleyball classes

volleyballHamilton has a firm hold on men’s collegiate volleyball in Canada.

Both Redeemer Royals and McMaster Marauders sit No. 2 nationally in their respective athletic bodies. Redeemer moved from No. 3 last week in the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association while the Marauders maintained their No. 2 ranking for a third straight week.

McMaster started play in Ontario University Athletics rated No. 4 nationally after the first week of competition and has either been No. 3 or No. 2 since October.

The Marauders men have a perfect 15-0 record to top the OUA.

Redeemer has been a quiet surprise in Ontario Colleges Athletic Association. Last year the Royals finished fifth in the West Division with a 10-8 record. This year they lead the group with a 12-2 performance.