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Mountaineer varsity highlights - December 2

Mohawk Mountaineers indoor high-performance teams bounced back in a big way this past week, winning three of four games.

Varsity_December2Men’s volleyball found themselves on the winning side, defeating the Humber Hawks for the first time since 2017. The Mountaineers won the match 3-0 (25-21, 25-23, 25-23).

Both basketball teams finished the first half of their 2022-23 season on a winning note with victories over the Sheridan Bruins. Men’s basketball, ranked seventh nationally, head into the holiday break with an 8-1 record and first in the OCAA west division.

Mountaineers Athlete of the Week (in partnership with the Mohawk Students’ Association)

Wyatt Lightfoot (men’s volleyball)

Lightfoot (Hamilton, ON) was a strong defensive piece at the net for the Mountaineers in their 3-0 victory over the Hawks. The second-year middle blocker finished the match with five blocks, totaling the same amount as the entire Hawks team. Lightfoot also provided six digs, and offensively he provided four kills with a .429 kill percentage.



Men’s Basketball (8-1)

Dec. 1: 104-91 win over the Sheridan Bruins

Women’s Basketball (2-6)

Dec. 1: Defeated the Sheridan Bruins 92-57

Women’s Volleyball (5-3)

Nov. 26: Lost 3-0 (14-25, 13-25, 21-25) to the Humber Hawks


Men’s Volleyball (5-3)

Nov. 26: Won 3-0 (25-21, 25-23, 25-23) over the Humber Hawks

Next week’s schedule

Saturday, December 3:

·       Women’s and men’s volleyball travel to play the Fanshawe Falcons for their final matches of 2022. Women play at 1 p.m. and men at 3 p.m.

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