The UNB Saint John men’s volleyball Seawolves played host to the visiting St Thomas Tommies, as the Seawolves looked to pick up their second win of the season. St Thomas would have other plans however, and would take the contest by score of 3-1.
The Tommies came out firing in the first set and took the contest with a score of 25-17. However, the Seawolves would be undeterred, as they would bounce back in the second set and tie the match up at 1-1, with a score of 25-19.
The third set was a back and forth battle, as both sides tried to gain the lead in the match. It would be the Tommies who would emerge the victor in the third set, as they would take it 25-20.
Sensing an opportunity to close out the match, the Tommies came out strong in the fourth set, with the Seawolves fighting equally as hard, trying to force a fifth and deciding set. UNB Saint John would come up short, and St Thomas would take the set and the match, with a score of 25-20.
The Seawolves are back in action on Jan. 19, when the Holland College Hurricanes pay them a visit. Game time is at 12:30 p.m. in the Athletics Centre. Don’t miss it!