UNB Drops Pair At AUS Tournament

UNB's Maggie McLenahan(Oromocto, NB) goes up to block a Memorial attack during Saturday's match, part of the AUS league tournament, in Moncton. The Sea-Hawks beat the Varsity Reds in a closely contested 3-1 decision. (U de M Athletics)
UNB's Maggie McLenahan(Oromocto, NB) goes up to block a Memorial attack during Saturday's match, part of the AUS league tournament, in Moncton. The Sea-Hawks beat the Varsity Reds in a closely contested 3-1 decision. (U de M Athletics)

(MONCTON, NB) At the Atlantic University Sport women's volleyball league tournament in Moncton, the UNB Varsity Reds dropped a pair of matches on Saturday.

On Saturday evening, the Dalhousie Tigers blanked the Varsity Reds 3-0, with scores of 25-12, 25-17, and 25-12. Julie Moore registered 13 kills for Dal, while Courtney Baker had 11 digs. Megan MacNeil had five kills for UNB.

On Saturday morning, the Memorial Sea-Hawks were 3-1 winners over the Varsity Reds, in an exciting game.

The Sea-Hawks won the first two close sets, 27-25 and 26-24, before UNB rallied to win the third 25-19.

Memorial took the fourth set 25-17.

Emma Hackett had 15 kills and 11 digs for the Sea-Hawks while Kristen Burns registered 17 kills for the V-Reds.

The AUS tournament wraps up Sunday afternoon with the host U de M Aigles Bleues taking on the Varsity Reds at 4:00pm. The match is on www.austv.ca