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Inside Excalibur News Archive for December, 2014

Trent Men’s Volleyball Player Awarded OCAA Honors Christian Zimmer Named OCAA Player of the Week

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

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Trent’s Men’s Volleyball went out on a high note to close the first half of their 2014-15 season on December 3rd. The team defeated the Loyalist Lancers 3-1 to set their record at 5-4 on the season so far. However, more good news was on the way for Excalibur Volleyball. On December 9th team captain Christian Zimmer was named OCAA player of the week after putting up 18 points on 14 kills, two service aces and a pair of blocks in the Loyalist, Excalibur tilt. The honor comes as a result of that and other strong performances for Trent as Zimmer has posted more than 12 points in the three games (all wins) preceding Trent’s victory over Loyalist. Certainly a positive to take into the second half of the season for Zimmer and the rest of the men’s volleyball program!

 

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For more information, please contact:

Patrick Assinck – Varsity Coordinator

705-748-1011 x6278

varsity@trentu.ca

Posted by Patrick Assinck at 9:35 pm on 15/12/2014 in General | Perma link

Strong Finish for Trent Volleyball

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Strong Finish for Trent Volleyball 

Big Wins for Excalibur Men & Women

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December 3, 2014. Peterborough, ON.

It was another successful night for Trent Volleyball as both the Men’s and Women’s teams faced off against Loyalist College at Trent University on Wednesday night. The Excalibur Women set the pace for the evening taking their match in 4-sets and the Trent Men followed up with a win of their own also defeating Loyalist in 4-sets.

Trent came out firing in the Women’s match taking the 1st set 25-18. Loyalist rebounded in the 2nd with some strong play late in the set taking it 25-22 but The Excalibur bounced back again in the 3rd with some strong offensive play, winning the set 25-19.Trent continued their strong offensive play into the 4th set as they pushed on to a 25-19 victory and took the match 3 sets to 1.

The Trent Men got off to a slower start tonight as Loyalist managed to take the 1st set 25-16. The Excalibur Men were quick to regroup in the 2nd taking the set 25-15 and carried that momentum into the 3rd on route to another 25-15 set win. Loyalist fought hard to stay alive in the 4th but they couldn’t match Trent’s offensive as the Excalibur pushed on to take the set 25-19 and win the match, 3 sets to 1.

This was the final game of the first half of the season for Trent Volleyball. The Excalibur women finished strong with an overall record of 7-2, leaving them tied for 2nd in the East. This was the 3rd straight win for the Trent men, improving their overall record to 5-4 going into the break and placing them in a tie for 3rd in the East. Trent Volleyball will be back in action again on January 8th at Durham College after the holiday break.

Posted by Patrick Assinck at 4:58 pm on 04/12/2014 in General | Perma link

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