HUSKIES MEN'S VOLLEYBALL MOVE ABOVE .500 AFTER COMPLETING SEASON SWEEP OF DURHAM

HUSKIES MEN'S VOLLEYBALL MOVE ABOVE .500 AFTER COMPLETING SEASON SWEEP OF DURHAM

The George Brown Huskies men's volleyball team improved to 8-7 on the season after completing the season sweep of Durham 3-0 (25-19, 25-19, 25-18) on Wednesday night at St. James.

Player of the year contender Vivek Mathimakki led the way as he has all season, finishing his night with a team-high 11 points anf nine kills on 28 total attacks. Mathimakki was the only player on the night to finish with double-digit scoring.

Setter Pradeep Bhogal was his usual solid self, tallying 25 assists on the Huskies 32 kills. The match was never really in doubt, the Huskies cruising to comfortable leads in all three sets.

With the win, George Brown sits sixth in the east, just two points back of Canadore. They are assured of finishing no worse than sixth when the regular season closes, eight points up on seventh place Fleming - after winning consecutive home crossover games to qualify for the OCAA Championship, they will hit the road in all likelihood looking to do the same in 2019.

The women's team dropped to 5-10 on the season after a straight sets (14-25, 12-25, 23-25) loss to a Lords team reeling off their sixteenth straight W.

Tiana Samuel showed up as she usually does, leading the Huskies offensively. The 5'7" Scarborough native led the home side in kills (nine), total attacks (19) and blocks (two) while putting up a solid defensive fight against a potent Lords frontcourt.

Unfortunately for the Huskies Sullivan had little support from teammates, and while George Brown fought in a tight third set it was too little too late.

All four men's and women's teams gathered at centre court between the two games for a picture in support of #BellLetsTalk Day, a wide-reaching, multi-year program designed to break the silence around mental illness and support mental health all across Canada.

Next up for the Huskies is a trip to Loyalist on Saturday, February 2.