Mountaineers overcome chaos in volleyball test


volleyballThe Mohawk women’s volleyball team defeated the George Brown Huskies, 25-23, 23-25, 25-17, 25-14, in pre-season Ontario Colleges Athletic Association play on Wednesday (Oct. 9) in Toronto.

Kristin VanHartingsveldt and Julie Gagnon were the Mountaineers’ offensive stars with five kills apiece. Gagnon also contributed six defensive digs. Rookie Libero Mackenzie Pulham had 18 digs.

“We were focusing on dictating pace today and that led to some chaotic play early on,” said Mohawk coach Andrew Nicholson. “That said, the team continues to learn how to overcome adversity in order to win the close ones”

The next action for the Mountaineer women is at the Sheridan Tournament in 10 days.