Matchup Durham @ George Brown
Date Wednesday, January 30
Time Women 6:00 p.m. I Men 8:00 p.m.
Location St. James Campus
George Brown varsity is supporting the national Bell Let's Talk campus campaign, which encourages student-led mental health conversations in order to reduce the negative stigma associated with mental illnesses. Fans will receive Bell Let's Talk thundersticks and toques, while collections will be accepted upon entrance.
George Brown volleyball will play host to the Durham Lords on Wednesday night at St. James Campus in a pair of crucial matches.
The men's team currently sits at 7-7 on the season, looking to put an end to their three-game losing streak. The Huskies are an even .500 both at home and on the road, and appear more and more locked into the sixth seed come crossover time. George Brown is looking to qualify for the provincial championship for the third consecutive season, and certainly heading into the postseason with momentum will be key.
Setter Pradeep Bhogal is having yet another spectacular season, ranking in the top ten in assists with 363 thus far after ranking tops in the OCAA last season. Flanked by arguably the provinces most dangerous outside hitter in Vivek Mathimakki and a deep set of supporting players, Bhogal has established himself among the best setters in Ontario.
The Huskies are looking to complete the season sweep, having defeated the Lords in five sets on the road earlier this fall.
The women's team sits at 5-9 and are currently battling for their playoff lives. After winning three straight George Brown has dropped two in a row, and are mired in a tight battle for crossover positioning, currently sitting seventh in the east division.
Beatriz Vilches and Ashley Lau have been standouts at outside hitter, combining to average nearly six points a set as first-year Huskies. Alongside Tiana Samuel, George Brown boasts one of the deepest, most dangerous sets of frontcourt players in the province.
The Huskies are looking to avenge a 3-0 road loss to the Lords earlier this season.
Click here to watch both games live, follow @GBC_Huskies on twitter for updates throughout the night.