2012-2013 Season Recap: Seawolves volleyball

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The women’s volleyball team finished the season with a record of 7-11, which landed them fifth place, but fell just short of advancing to the ACAA playoffs. Overall, the team was 3-6 on the road and 4-5 at home. They also finished the season off scoring 1,386 points for and allowing 1,354 points against.

Katherine Houser led the way for the Seawolves, racking up 135 kills, good enough for second in the league. Alison Stymiest and Veronique Bastarache also contributed offensively, with Stymiest picking up 72 kills and Bastarache picking up 65. Bastarache also led the team in service aces with 24. Megan Fitzpatrick proved to also be a key cornerstone of the offensive attack, as she contributed in a big way with 197 assists, which was third in the league.

On the defensive side, the Seawolves were led by Houser, who led both her team and the league, with 37 blocks. Stymiest was second on the team with 25 blocks. Stymiest also led the team in digs, racking up 122. Bastarache and Fitzpatrick were second and third on the team, with Bastarache picking up 108 digs and Fitzpatrick adding another 91.

On the men’s side, the team finished with a record of 2-12 and a fifth place finish. Both wins came at home, where the Seawolves finished 2-6. On the road they were 0-6 and also tallied 1,013 points for, while allowing 1201 against.

Leading the way offensively for the Seawolves was Nick Fraser, who led the team with 118 kills. Right behind Fraser was Chad White, who had 80 kills. Fraser also led the team in service aces with 16. Matt Smith chipped in offensively, racking up 276 assists.

The defensive game for the Seawolves this season was a team effort all around. Leading the charge with 90 digs was Wesley Tibbet and tied with him was Fraser. Behind them was Smith who accumulated 63 digs over the season. Billy-Jack Phillips and Thomas Harris were right behind Smith, with both Phillips and Harris picking up 60 digs. The leader in blocks was Dakota Lutes, who led the team with 34 total blocks. Behind him was Fraser, who had 21 blocks, followed closely by White, with 20 blocks.

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