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Trojans open weekend with win over Kodiaks

LETHBRIDGE, ALTA., (Oct. 19, 2018) — The SAIT Trojans women's volleyball team were awful guests Friday night.


Playing in the home opener of the Lethbridge College Kodiaks, the Trojans wrapped things up quickly in a 3-0 (25-16, 25-20, 25-21) victory in their Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) contest played in Lethbridge, Alta.


"Our first contact was really good tonight, and I thought we served and passed the ball really well," said Trojans head coach, Art O'Dwyer. "That really put a lot of pressure on them."


SAIT moves to 2-2 on the season, while the Kodiaks fall to 1-2.


After taking Set 1, the Trojans got out to an impressive 12-1 lead in Set 2 to pave the way to a second-set victory.


With a 2-0 lead, the Trojans kept applying the pressure and closed out the match.


"We did a really good job of putting a stop to any momentum they were able to get," O'Dwyer added. "We scrambled hard and made them play the ball three or four times to get a point."


No statistics were made available from the game.


The teams will finish their weekend series tomorrow night at 6pm at SAIT Gymnasium.