EDMONTON, AB – The Concordia University of Edmonton (CUE) Thunder welcomed the Lakeland Rustlers in Saturday night volleyball action to close out their home and home weekend series. The Thunder started off strong, but ultimately fell in a tight back and forth match 3-0.
The first set saw Concordia come out firing, but the Rustlers kept pace and took the back and forth set 26-24. The second set saw more back and forth action, with both teams exchanging lead throughout the set, but Lakeland again came out on top 25-23. The Rustlers carried this momentum into the third set, taking an early lead and withstanding the push back from Concordia to take the set 25-19.
This concludes the weekend series between Concordia and Lakeland, with the Rustlers taking both games. The two teams will meet again in January with the Thunder looking to even up the score.
The Kahunaverse Players of the Game were #4 Jenay Varga for the Lakeland Rustlers and #3 Kayla Whiteman Kyte for the Thunder.