VIU Mariners volleyball teams back on home court

VIU’s volleyball teams are home Friday (Nov. 25) and Saturday against the Douglas Royals.

VIU Mariners power hitter Megan Rosenlund goes for a kill during a match earlier this fall. She is the PacWest Athlete of the Week.

VIU Mariners power hitter Megan Rosenlund goes for a kill during a match earlier this fall. She is the PacWest Athlete of the Week.

Vancouver Island University’s women’s volleyball team was perfect on the road this past weekend.

The squad swept the Capilano Blues, winning 25-21, 25-23, 25-14 on Friday and 25-19, 25-17, 25-20 on Saturday.

Megan Rosenlund led her team to victory, as she was named the PacWest Athlete of the Week after standout performances both offensively and defensively. On Friday she had 15 kills and 12 digs and on Saturday she had 15 kills and 10 digs.

“The fifth-year power and captain was a force to be reckoned with,” noted a PacWest press release.

Meanwhile, VIU’s men split their games against Cap in two five-set marathons, losing 16-25, 21-25, 25-11, 25-21, 15-13 and then winning 25-11, 25-20, 24-26, 19-25, 15-12.

GAME ON … VIU’s volleyball teams are home Friday (Nov. 25) and Saturday against the Douglas Royals. Friday’s matches are at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Saturday’s matches are at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.