Athlete of the week sweep

February 22nd, 2017

The PACWEST volleyball regular season came to a close this past weekend and not only did the VIU Mariners women’s and men’s teams finish first, but they also swept the Athlete of the Week nods.

Female Volleyball Athlete of the Week
Megan Rosenlund – VIU Mariners

Despite the emotional nature of her final PACWEST regular season matches Rosenlund played true to herself and dominated both offensively and defensively helping the Mariners sweep the Chargers.  In a hard fought five set battle on Friday night she led the team with 17 kills while adding 14 digs, a block and passing a 2.3 in serve receive.  Then at home on Saturday she accumulated 13 kills in only three sets.  On the defensive end the fifth year senior added 12 digs, an ace and passed a 2.4 in serve receive.  Combined she collected 30 kills, 26 digs, had a block, an ace and passed an average of 2.35 in serve receive.

Read More on Megan in the Nanaimo News Bulletin 

Male Volleyball Athlete of the Week
Ryan Marcellus – VIU Mariners

The fifth year captain finished his regular season career in style against the Chargers of Camosun. He put together an excellent offensive game plan combining for 61 setter assists over the two matches. Rounding out his strong weekend stats, Marcellus finished with 31 digs, eight kills and three blocks. His leadership on and off the court has been a big factor in the Mariners’ success this season.