Box Score The Nipissing Lakers men’s volleyball team is looking to make it a perfect weekend when they hit the court Sunday afternoon.
Coming off a solid win Saturday, the Lakers are once again hosting the RMC Paladins at the Robert J. Surtees Athletic Centre.
Another straight sets victory saw the Lakers top the Paladins 3-0 to wrap up a 2-0 weekend in their final home matches of the regular season.
The Lakers began on the right foot, jumping out to a 12-6 lead early and extending their advantage to 16-7 midway through the opening game.
Nipissing managed to keep RMC at bay, going ahead 20-13 late in the set and clinching the win, 25-16, to open up the match.
In the second, another strong start saw the Lakers grab an 11-7 lead on the Paladins, looking to seize control of the game and match.
The Lakers didn’t look back, leading 20-12 late before once again putting things away neatly, winning 25-15.
Leading 2-0 heading into the third set, RMC came out strong in the third, attempting to avoid the sweep and prolong the match.
They led the Lakers 11-8 early on, but Nipissing battled back and took a 15-13 lead into the middle stages of the set.
Down the stretch, the Lakers managed to stay out in front of RMC and outscored them 10-7 to close out the third set, winning 25-20, sweeping the match.
The Lakers wrap up the regular season on the road, facing the Trent Excalibur twice next weekend in Peterborough.
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