Date: Fri/Sat, Jan. 5-6
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Saskatoon, SK
Venue: Ron & Jane Graham Court at the Physical Activity Complex
Series ('96) REG leads 24-14
Home REG leads 9-7
Current Streak SSK W 4
Last Meeting Nov. 19, 2016
SSK 3 @ REG 0
- This weekend's matchup kicks off the second half of the 2017-18 Canada West volleyball season.
Winners of their last three, the Huskies currently hold sole possession of 7th place in the Canada West. Saskatchewan's 12 points is two ahead of a four-team tie for the final playoff spot.
Losers of their last two, Regina is tied with Mount Royal, Manitoba and Thompson Rivers at 10 points apiece.
Saskatchewan is 14-24 all-time vs Regina.
Friday night is the Huskies' Children's Wish Foundation game. The Huskies will wear special jerseys and funds raised from a preauction of the jerseys go to the foundation.
By The Numbers
4 - Just four points separate seven teams in the middle of the Canada West.
33 - Carissa Noble has a 33% hitting percentage, good for fourth in the conference.
126.5 - Taylor Annala has 126.5 points. Annala's leading the Huskies in points and is on pace to break her career-high of 236 points in the 2015-16 season.
200 - Cougar Taylor Ungar is second in the conference with 200 digs.
The Regina Cougars enter the weekend series on a two game losing streak. The Cougars dropped two games to the UBC Okanagan Heat to close the first half of the season.
The Cougars are 3-3 at home and 2-4 on the road.
Regina's attack comes from a trio of outside hitters in Jessica Lerminiaux (124 kills), Diana Lumbala (117 kills) and Ashlee Sandiford (112 kills).