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Semi-Final - Blues vs Mariners

Photo courtesy of Northfield
Photo courtesy of Northfield

The CCAA’s top ranked team the VIU Mariners will hit the floor for the first time at the PACWEST volleyball championship tonight at 6:00pm MST when they face the fifth seed Capilano Blues in a semi-final. The Mariners rolled through the regular season winning all but one match. They swept the Blues in four meetings only dropping one set. The Blues upset the fourth seeded UFV Cascades in yesterday’s quarterfinal in five exciting sets after falling behind 2-0. The winner of this match will move onto the gold medal match and will have an automatic berth into the CCAA national championship, while the loser will play for bronze. The women’s nationals are hosted by Niagara College in Ontario.


Serving Points:
Record: Blues 8-16 – Mariners 23-1
Sets Won: Blues 35 – Mariners 70

Head to Head:
November 2nd @ Capilano – Mariners win 3-1
November 3rd @ Capilano – Mariners win 3-0
January 4th @ VIU – Mariners win 3-0
January 5th @ VIU – Mariners win 3-0

Leading point producer during regular season
Blues – Isabela Lima – 214 total points
Mariners – Karoline Tormena – 268 total points

Last Playoff Meeting:
Saturday February 22, 2014 – They met in the PACWEST gold medal match with the Mariners winning in three straight sets. 27-25, 25-17, 25-16