Men's volleyball ready for battle with Mount Royal Cougars

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Game Information 

Date: Fri/Sat, Nov. 24/25
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: Saskatoon, SK
Venue: Ron & Jane Graham Court at the Physical Activity Complex
Series ('12) MRU leads 6-4
   Home 2-2
   Current Streak MRU W 3
   Last Meeting Feb. 18, 2017
           SSK 0 @ MRU 3

5 Things

1. After Saskatchewan started 3-1 against the Cougars, MRU has gone 5-1 against the Huskies in history.
2. Saskatchewan and Mount Royal have both had tough starts to the 2017-18 season.
3. This is Saskatchewan's last series at home before the December break.
4. It's Kids Takeover at volleyball. Free youth vouchers are available at all Saskatoon Coop locations for use on both nights of volleyball.
5. Huskie Athletics will celebrate the Canada West women's wrestling championship title won in 2016-17 prior to the men's volleyball match Saturday.

By The Numbers

1 - The Huskies have just one win against the Mount Royal Cougars since 2014.
5 - The Top 5 teams in U SPORTS men's volleyball are from the Canada West. 
39 - Saskatchewan is 8th in the Canada West with 39 service aces.
56 - Colin Frasr has 56 kills in his last 4 matches.

Scouting Mount Royal

  • The Mount Royal Cougars (2-6) enter the weekend series on a two game losing streak. The Cougars were swept by the Trinity Western Spartans on the road.
  • The road has been a problem for the Cougars, who are just 1-3 when away from Calgary.
  • The bulk of the Cougars offensive attack is from outside hitter Tyler Schmidt, who leads the team in kills, points and service aces.