Men's volleyball looks to push for playoff spot in final home weekend

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Game Information 

Date: Fri/Sat, January 26-27
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: Saskatoon, SK
Venue: Ron & Jane Graham Court at the Physical Activity Complex
Series ('12) SSK leads 10-2
   Home SSK leads 5-1
   Current Streak SSK W 1
   Last Meeting Feb. 4, 2017
           SSK 3 @ UBCO 1

5 Things

  1. With six matches left, the Huskies are tied for one of eight playoff spots. Four points separate five teams vying for the final two playoff spots.

  2. The Huskies are 10-2 all-time versus the Heat, with both losses coming at Okanagan.

  3. Saskatchewan's 15.9 points per set is the third-highest mark in the conference, while they average 1.5 more points per set at home as opposed to the road.

  4. After a slow start to the year averaging 13.5 points a set throughout the month of October, the Huskies have averaged each month since. 

  5. The Huskies will honour fifth-year setter Troy Wiebe Saturday before their match.

By The Numbers

28 - Service aces by Daulton Sinoski, tied for fifth in the conference. 
113 - Huskie service aces, third highest in the conference. 
212 - Kills by first-year Dylan Mortensen, highest on the Huskies.
810 - Total kills by the Huskies thus far, second highest the conference. 

Scouting UBC Okanagan Heat

  • The Heat have been the best in the conference in terms of digs per set with 9.76. However, they sit third in ball handling errors with 14.

  • The Heat are a full point and a half better on the road as opposed to at home, while their 12.5 points per set so far in January is a few points below the 15.7 and 15.4 marks achieved in December and November, respectively.  

  • Fifth-year Lars Bornemann is averaging 3.95 kills per set, fourth-highest in the conference.