February 26th, 2017
For the 16th time in school history the VIU Mariners are champions of the PACWEST.
Watch the archived game on ShawTV
Saturday night they swept the second seeded Douglas College Royals in a battle of the Conference’s top two teams. The Mariners used a 25-21 first set victory has motivation the rest of the way and won the next two sets 25-20 and 25-17. Despite the scores, the match was much closer than the finals indicate.
Catie Hegglin was named the Player of the Match with five monstrous blocks, denying the powerful Royals offence. Mikayla Wagner had an outstanding match with 12 kills and Chantal Cumming collected 17 digs keeping alive rally after rally.
Sarah Hughes – Capilano Blues
Alexa Koshman – COTR Avalanche
Claudia Cornell – Douglas College Royals
Juliana Penner – Douglas College Royals
Catie Hegglin – VIU Mariners
Andrea Cankovic – VIU Mariners
Mikayla Wagner – VIU Mariners