WINNIPEG, MB — The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack have seen their losing streak climb to five in Canada West men’s volleyball. The WolfPack opened up a two game weekend series at the University of Winnipeg losing 3-1 to the Wesmen.
On Friday night (Nov 17), the scores were 25-17, 21-25,25-14,25-18.
Winnipeg climbs to 8-1 while the ‘Pack fdip to 2-5.
Tim Dobbert led the way again offensively for TRU. The big German had 18 kills in 33 swings. Randy Grundmann—playing his last regular season series in his hometown had six kills. So did Joshua Mullaney.
Winnipeg’s top offensive threat was Daniel Thiessen with 16 kills.
Tim Dobbert (4th year, outside hitter, Aichelberg, Germany) 18 for 33, 6 digs, 2 service aces, 1 block assist
Joshua Mullaney (3rd year, outside hitter, Calgary, AB) 9 kills in 14 swings, six digs
Randy Grundmann (5th year, outside, Winnipeg, MB) 9 kills in 17 chances
Alex Cassels (5th year, setter, East St. Paul, MB) 20 assists
Daniel Thiessen: 16 kills in 28 opportunities, 6 digs, a solo block and a block assist
David Bommersbach: 9 kills in 24 swings, 5 service aces, 5 solo blocks.
Taylor Howe: 7 kills in 19 chances, 5 digs
Mikael Clegg: 31 assists, 1 service ace
TRU:2-5 Winnipeg 8-1
TRU head coach Pat Hennelly:
On Win: “We had a good night servicing with six aces and 10 errors. We controlled all aspects of our game except errors.”
The Wesmen and WolfPack tangle again tomorrow at the University of Winnipeg.
Next home action for the WolfPack will be Friday, November 24th when the University of Manitoba Bisons pay a visit to the Warner Rentals Court at the Tournament Capital Centre. Game time will be 6 pm.
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