SOurce: Moncton Athletics
MONCTON – Université de Moncton Aigles Bleues were looking for a strong finish and the players responded despite a 3-2 loss to the Dalhousie University Tigers, at the CEPS Louis-J.-Robichaud gymnasium on Saturday evening in an Atlantic University Sport women's volleyball game.
The Aigles Bleues lost the first two sets, 25-19 and 25-18, won the next two 23-25 and 22-25, and lost the fifth and deciding, 15-13. Christelle Bertin played a very good match for Moncton with 20 kills, 55 attacks, 26 digs and 23 points. Sophie Bastarache had 41 assists and Pascale Doiron, 11 kills, 57 attacks and 28 digs. Télia Gaudet scored 30 digs. Kathleen Underhill registered 10 kills, 36 attacks and 12 digs for the Tigers and earned Subway Player of the Game honours. Alyssa Harding had 25 digs and Hannah Aldcorn, 8 kills.
This was the 20th and last game for both teams. The Aigles Bleues are in fifth place in the final standings and are out of the playoffs. The Tigers took top spot with only one lost all season. Dalhousie, Acadia, Saint Mary's and Memorial will meet at the AUS championship tournament, in St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, March 2nd and 3rd.
Fourth season player, Christel Bertin of Beresford, received her jersey in a ceremony prior to the game.