The Brandon University Bobcats women’s volleyball team is off to its best start in Canada West history.
Shanlee McLennan had 10 kills and three aces as the fourth-ranked Bobcats (11-3) swept the winless Thompson Rivers University WolfPack 3-0 (25-16, 25-18, 25-12) on Saturday in Kamloops, B.C. Victoria Dakin had eight kills and four blocks, while Vaovai Aiono added four blocks for BU.
Meanwhile, the fifth-ranked Bobcats men’s volleyball team dropped to 7-7 after getting swept 3-0 (32-30, 26-24, 25-23) by the seventh-ranked WolfPack (10-4). Sebastien Steigmeier led the Bobcats with 19 kills, nine digs and an ace, while Dan Boutwell had eight kills and six blocks. Late Friday, the Bobcats lost 3-2 (23-25, 25-18, 24-26, 27-25, 15-9) to the WolfPack. Sam Tuivai had 16 kills for BU.
Both volleyball teams visit the UBC Thunderbirds Friday.
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Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition January 13, 2014