Jan 27, 2019
The Lancers lost a pair of 5 set heartbreakers against the Centennial Colts and the Seneca Sting this week.
Facing the Colts on the road Thursday, the Lancers lost the first set 27-25 before answering back with 25-23 & 25-21 wins in set 2 and 3.
Despite having multiple chances to close out the game in set 4, the Lancers gave the Colts their opportunity to get back in the game, and the Colts capitalized to force a fifth set.
The fifth set was all Colts as the Lancers never managed to get back in the game and take the lead. The Colts took the fifth set 15-10, winning the game 3-2.
For their second matchup of the weekend, the Lancers took on the Seneca Sting at home on Saturday.
The Lancers looked great out of the gates and took the first set 25-15. Hitting smart shots & playing great defence, the home team maintained their grasp on the set and carried the momentum with them into the second to take a convincing 2-0 set lead.
The Sting made a strong come back in the third and took a 15-8 lead early on. First year Lancer Rachel Streekstra served the Lancers to a 16-16 tie before battling point for point to the end of the game. Tied at 24, the Sting took the next 2 points to take the set and avoid a 3 set loss.
The fourth set was another point for point battle and it took extra points for the the Sting come out on top and forced a fifth and final set.
With the momentum against them, the Lancers put up a great battle but weren't able to overtake the Sting and fell 15-10.
Third year Lancer Alicia Orsborne led the Lancers in scoring with 17 total points (12 kills, 2 blocks & 3 aces) while fellow third year Raven Maracle scored 12 kills and 2 aces.
The 4-10 Lancers get back in action Saturday February 2nd at home against the George Brown Huskies.