By: Shannon Blackmore, BA'19
The Mount Saint Vincent University Mystics swept the St. Thomas University Tommies 3-0 in the ACAA women's volleyball final to claim the conference title for the seventh consecutive year.
Set scores were 25-21, 25-21, and 25-19.
The Tommies--who were making their first ACAA final appearance since 2013--struggled with their serve receive, picking up 11 errors throughout the match. They worked hard to make up ground at the net and found success through Claire Richard and Deidra Jones, who tallied nine and seven kills, respectively.
The Mystics, who boast an experienced ACAA championship lineup, recorded an impressive .265 kill percentage in the match. Jasmine Smith racked up 15 kills in the win with only three hitting errors, and Laura MacDonnell found holes from the middle for six kills.
The Mystics will represent the ACAA at the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association Women's Volleyball Championships hosted by Grand Prairie Regional College, March 7-10.