Sudbury, ON – October 20th, 2013 – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s volleyball team headed to Sudbury this past weekend to compete in the 2013 Northern Cup hosted by Cambrian College.
The Grizzlies got out to a great start starting the tournament with three straight wins over Canadore (25-20, 25-18), Cambrian (25-18, 26-24) and Boreal (25-17, 25-9). Georgian then had a thrilling match with the Cambrian Alumni team who defeated the Grizzlies 2-1 in very tight sets of 25-23, 23-25 and 15-12 which put the Grizzlies in second place in the round robin.
In the semi-finals, Georgian had a rematch against the Canadore Panthers and this time it was the team from North Bay who were able to claim the victory defeating the Grizzlies 2-1 (19-25, 25-20, 15-7). Canadore would go on to defeat the hosts from Cambrian in the finals.
The Grizzlies were able to get the better of the Cambrian Alumni team by winning a one set playoff 25-19 to earn third place at the tournament.
Georgian will kick off their OCAA regular season schedule this Friday when they host the Loyalist Lancers at 8pm at the Georgian Athletic Centre.