Tommies rally to beat Seawolves: UNBSJ loses hard fought match to STU in Men’s Volleyball action

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The St. Thomas Tommies were in Saint John visiting the home UNBSJ Seawolves on Feb. 6.

The first set saw STU take an early lead. However, the Seawolves fought back to tie things up at 15-15. UNBSJ kept pressing and was rewarded with the victory, taking the set 25-23.

The second set started off much the same as the first, with the Tommies jumping out to an early lead. The Seawolves battled back to keep it close, but STU was able to hold off the late charge and took the set 25-20.

The third set was another hard fought game between both teams. UNBSJ kept it close, but STU poured it on late in the set to take it 25-19.

Down 2 sets to 1, the Seawolves came out strong in the fourth set, battling the Tommies to a 16-16 tie before STU called a timeout. Following the timeout, the Seawolves went on a surge, coming within one point of wining the set. However, the Tommies battled back to win the set 27-25 and ultimately the match, 3-1.

Jason Cannon lead the STU attack with 15 kills, while Daniel Desjardins chipped in with seven kills. Desjardins picked up player of the game for STU.

Nick Fraser countered for the Seawolves racking up 12 kills. Wesley Tibbet was named player of the game for UNBSJ. Tibbet chipped in with six kills and led the Seawolves with 11 digs.