Box Score

Scheduled Game: BRITISH COLUMBIA*

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GAME RESULTS1234T
UBC Thunderbirds252026161
TWU Spartans232528253« FINAL

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Game Date: 11/21/2003Location: Langley, BC
Game Time: 8:10pmAttendance: 0
1st Referee: L. Lerbekcno, 2nd Referee: J. Kublick, Scorer: Erin Woodward
UBC ThunderbirdsTWU Spartans
GamesKETAPCTKETAPCT
112731.16111628.179
214525.36012326.346
317734.29415432.344
412831.12910322.318
UBC Thunderbirds
ATTACKSETSERVESRVDEFBLOCKGEN
#NAMEGPKETAPCTASASEREDIGBSBABEBHE
5Geoff Emslie413632.2193023100100
6Steve Corothers416533.333003150200
7Ryan Gandy3125-.200001000100
8Mike Tuckwood48621.095012050000
9Dave Beleznay41011.0004104040200
10Ike Onukwulu48213.462003041300
1Richard Chou4000.000100050000
2Jake Cabott4438.125010110100
4Ryan Young2000.000701000000
11Al Hart1000.000000000000
12Jeffrey Lang1000.000000010000
15Andrew Bonner3438.125301050000
Totals/Average5527121.2315521754011000
TWU Spartans
ATTACKSETSERVESRVDEFBLOCKGEN
#NAMEGPKETAPCTASASEREDIGBSBABEBHE
3Chris Kennedy49317.353012051300
4Josh Howatson4014-.2503211021000
6Chris Roy420538.395012030300
8Jason Hofer47426.115202171300
10Justin Pankratz46111.455022030200
13Reuben Zuidhof4528.375001020600
2Seth Schalk3000.000000000000
5Jeff Stel2002.000000110000
9Steve Rogalsky1000.000001011000
12Jaben Schalk4102.500100070000
14Stephen Nash1000.000000000000
15Jon Rowe1000.000801000000
Totals/Average4816108.2964351223141700

Game Recap

Game Recap

Men's Volleyball (Conference game)
Friday, November 21, 2003
TWU Spartans (3) vs. the UBC Thunderbirds (1)
(23-25, 25-20, 28-26, 25-16)

That's Won Too for the Spartans

Langley, British Columbia - TWU men's volleyball returned to its winning ways tonight, recording the first win of the regular season with a key 3-1 (23-25, 25-20, 28-26, 25-16) victory over the visiting UBC Thunderbirds. After relying heavily on the depth of their bench the last couple weekends, the Spartan lineup was reinvigorated with the return of two of its three injured starters: setter Josh Howatson and middle Justin Pankratz.

The Spartan men got off to a slow start, having to get back in sync with one another with the return of two starters who haven't played for three weeks, but once they got rolling the momentum was too much for the visitors to overcome. The first game was close throughout, with neither team able to open any kind of significant lead or capitalize on each other's errors-errors that occurred frequently in the first set and resulted in several points.

After their error-filled first set, both teams came out swinging with abandon in the second, each finishing with high attack percentages (34.6% for TWU and 36% for UBC). Once again the two competitors battled back and forth, trading points until a kill by Chris Roy and a service ace by Josh Howatson opened the first two-point lead of the game. The Spartans held onto that lead and kept building on it, finishing the set with the 25-20 win off a powerful serve by Roy that just made its way over the net and out of the reach of a diving UBC player.

The third set turned into a real battle at the end after the Spartans lost their hold on a game that had been under their control. The T-Birds fought back from as much as six points down, going on a 6-2 run late in the game to bring the score to 20-19 for the home team and forcing a TWU timeout. A timely substitution near the end of the game proved to be the fire-starter the Spartans needed to close the deal for the win, as first-year Steven Rogalsky made an immediate impact with a huge solo block for the 24-22 lead. Trinity Western held on for the 28-26 win.

In the fourth set the T-Birds were determined to get ahead early, fighting for their survival and keeping the Spartan attack under wraps until Trinity Western let loose with a 6-2 run to tie it up at nine apiece. UBC desperately tried to hang on, trading points back and forth with the Spartans, but TWU ran away with it after a UBC service error, as Justin Pankratz served six consecutive times to open a 19-14 lead. The Spartans got a key block late in the game by Chris Kennedy and Reuben Zuidhof, but couldn't convert match point and the T-Birds got one last chance. Unfortunately for them, that chance went straight into the net and that was the match.

"Tonight's match was a little tough and I thought there was a lot of pressure on the guys given our start to the season, but they responded well," said TWU coach Ron Pike. "It was good to see Howatson and Pankratz back on the floor, and I thought Chris Kennedy played well-he had some big kills and blocks. Roy was his usual steady self and Jaben also had a really good game. The turning point had to be the block by Rogalsky that put us up by two; that was a huge block."

The Spartan men face UBC again tomorrow night at 8:00pm in their final home match before the Christmas break.

Match Notes: Chris Roy had a match-high 20 kills (39.5%), as well as 1 service ace, 3 digs and 3 blocks...Steve Corothers and Geoff Emslie led the T-Birds with 16 and 13 kills, respectively, as well as combining for 15 digs...the T-Birds made 22 total errors to the Spartans' 14...TWU more than doubled UBC's team blocks total, 12.5 to 6.0, with Reuben Zuidhof singlehandedly matching UBC's total blocks...

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Play-by-Play

Play-by-Play

Score(V-H) Period: 1
- UBC starters: Ryan Gandy; Geoff Emslie; Dave Beleznay; Ike Onukwulu; Mike Tuckwood; Steve Corothers.
- TWU starters: Josh Howatson; Justin Pankratz; Chris Kennedy; Chris Roy; Reuben Zuidhof; Jason Hofer.
0 - 1[Josh Howatson] Attack error by Ike Onukwulu.
1 - 1[Josh Howatson] Service error.
1 - 2[Steve Corothers] Attack error by Mike Tuckwood.
2 - 2[Jason Hofer] Service error.
2 - 3[Mike Tuckwood] Kill by Chris Kennedy (from Josh Howatson).
2 - 4[Reuben Zuidhof] Attack error by Geoff Emslie.
3 - 4[Reuben Zuidhof] Service error.
4 - 4[Ike Onukwulu] Attack error by Chris Kennedy (block by Dave Beleznay; Ryan Gandy).
4 - 5[Ike Onukwulu] Service error.
4 - 6[Chris Roy] Attack error by Steve Corothers (block by Chris Kennedy).
5 - 6[Chris Roy] Service error.
5 - 7[Dave Beleznay] Service error.
6 - 7[Chris Kennedy] Kill by Ryan Gandy (from Dave Beleznay).
7 - 7[Geoff Emslie] Attack error by Chris Roy.
7 - 8[Geoff Emslie] Attack error by Geoff Emslie.
8 - 8[Justin Pankratz] Kill by Mike Tuckwood (from Dave Beleznay).
9 - 8[Ryan Gandy] Bad set by Reuben Zuidhof.
9 - 9[Ryan Gandy] Kill by Chris Roy (from Jaben Schalk).
10 - 9[Josh Howatson] Kill by Steve Corothers (from Dave Beleznay).
10 - 10[Steve Corothers] Kill by Jason Hofer (from Josh Howatson).
10 - 11[Jason Hofer] Kill by Reuben Zuidhof.
11 - 11[Jason Hofer] Kill by Mike Tuckwood (from Geoff Emslie).
12 - 11[Mike Tuckwood] Attack error by Reuben Zuidhof.
12 - 12[Mike Tuckwood] Kill by Chris Roy (from Josh Howatson).
13 - 12[Reuben Zuidhof] Kill by Geoff Emslie (from Dave Beleznay).
13 - 13[Ike Onukwulu] Kill by Justin Pankratz (from Josh Howatson).
14 - 13[Chris Roy] Kill by Steve Corothers (from Dave Beleznay).
14 - 14[Dave Beleznay] Kill by Justin Pankratz (from Josh Howatson).
15 - 14[Chris Kennedy] Attack error by Chris Roy.
15 - 15[Geoff Emslie] Service error.
15 - 16[Justin Pankratz] Bad set by Dave Beleznay.
- Timeout (Media).
15 - 17[Justin Pankratz] Service ace (Geoff Emslie).
16 - 17[Justin Pankratz] Service error.
- UBC subs: Jake Cabott.
17 - 17[Jake Cabott] Kill by Ike Onukwulu (from Dave Beleznay).
18 - 17[Jake Cabott] Attack error by Jason Hofer (block by Ike Onukwulu; Steve Corothers).
19 - 17[Jake Cabott] Attack error by Jason Hofer (block by Steve Corothers; Ike Onukwulu).
- Timeout TWU Spartans.
20 - 17[Jake Cabott] Kill by Ike Onukwulu (from Dave Beleznay).
- TWU subs: Jeff Stel.
20 - 18[Jake Cabott] Attack error by Mike Tuckwood.
20 - 19[Josh Howatson] Kill by Chris Roy (from Josh Howatson).
- Timeout UBC Thunderbirds.
21 - 19[Josh Howatson] Kill by Ike Onukwulu (from Geoff Emslie).
21 - 20[Steve Corothers] Attack error by Steve Corothers.
21 - 21[Jeff Stel] Kill by Chris Roy (from Josh Howatson).
22 - 21[Jeff Stel] Kill by Mike Tuckwood (from Dave Beleznay).
23 - 21[Mike Tuckwood] Service ace (Jeff Stel).
- Timeout TWU Spartans.
23 - 22[Mike Tuckwood] Kill by Chris Kennedy (from Josh Howatson).
- TWU subs: Seth Schalk.
24 - 22[Seth Schalk] Kill by Ike Onukwulu (from Dave Beleznay).
24 - 23[Ike Onukwulu] Kill by Chris Roy (from Josh Howatson).
25 - 23[Chris Roy] Kill by Steve Corothers (from Dave Beleznay).
Score(V-H) Period: 2
- UBC starters: Steve Corothers; Ryan Gandy; Geoff Emslie; Dave Beleznay; Ike Onukwulu; Mike Tuckwood.
- TWU starters: Chris Kennedy; Chris Roy; Reuben Zuidhof; Jason Hofer; Josh Howatson; Justin Pankratz.
0 - 1[Steve Corothers] Kill by Justin Pankratz (from Josh Howatson).
1 - 1[Justin Pankratz] Kill by Ike Onukwulu (from Dave Beleznay).
1 - 2[Mike Tuckwood] Service error.
2 - 2[Josh Howatson] Kill by Geoff Emslie (from Dave Beleznay).
3 - 2[Ike Onukwulu] Kill by Steve Corothers (from Dave Beleznay).
3 - 3[Ike Onukwulu] Kill by Reuben Zuidhof (from Josh Howatson).
3 - 4[Jason Hofer] Kill by Chris Roy.
4 - 4[Jason Hofer] Kill by Geoff Emslie (from Dave Beleznay).
4 - 5[Dave Beleznay] Service error.
5 - 5[Reuben Zuidhof] Kill by Geoff Emslie (from Dave Beleznay).
5 - 6[Geoff Emslie] Kill by Chris Roy (from Josh Howatson).
6 - 6[Chris Roy] Service error.
6 - 7[Ryan Gandy] Service error.
7 - 7[Chris Kennedy] Service error.
7 - 8[Steve Corothers] Kill by Jason Hofer (from Josh Howatson).
8 - 8[Justin Pankratz] Kill by Mike Tuckwood (from Dave Beleznay).
8 - 9[Mike Tuckwood] Kill by Chris Roy (from Josh Howatson).
8 - 10[Josh Howatson] Service ace (Steve Corothers).
8 - 11[Josh Howatson] Kill by Jason Hofer.
8 - 12[Josh Howatson] Attack error by Ike Onukwulu.
9 - 12[Josh Howatson] Kill by Steve Corothers (from Dave Beleznay).
9 - 13[Ike Onukwulu] Attack error by Steve Corothers (block by Chris Roy; Reuben Zuidhof).
9 - 14[Jason Hofer] Attack error by Steve Corothers (block by Chris Kennedy; Reuben Zuidhof).
- UBC subs: Jake Cabott.
10 - 14[Jason Hofer] Kill by Jake Cabott (from Dave Beleznay).
11 - 14[Dave Beleznay] Attack error by Chris Kennedy.
11 - 15[Dave Beleznay] Kill by Reuben Zuidhof (from Josh Howatson).
12 - 15[Reuben Zuidhof] Kill by Steve Corothers (from Dave Beleznay).
12 - 16[Geoff Emslie] Kill by Chris Roy (from Jason Hofer).
- Timeout (Media).
12 - 17[Chris Roy] Bad set by Dave Beleznay.
12 - 18[Chris Roy] Attack error by Mike Tuckwood (block by Josh Howatson).
- UBC subs: Andrew Bonner.
13 - 18[Chris Roy] Kill by Steve Corothers (from Dave Beleznay).
14 - 18[Jake Cabott] Attack error by Josh Howatson.
14 - 19[Jake Cabott] Kill by Chris Roy (from Josh Howatson).
- TWU subs: Seth Schalk.
15 - 19[Seth Schalk] Kill by Andrew Bonner (from Dave Beleznay).
15 - 20[Steve Corothers] Service error.
16 - 20[Justin Pankratz] Bad set by Reuben Zuidhof.
16 - 21[Andrew Bonner] Kill by Jason Hofer (from Josh Howatson).
- Timeout UBC Thunderbirds.
17 - 21[Josh Howatson] Kill by Geoff Emslie (from Dave Beleznay).
18 - 21[Ike Onukwulu] Attack error by Chris Roy.
18 - 22[Ike Onukwulu] Attack error by Andrew Bonner.
19 - 22[Jason Hofer] Kill by Geoff Emslie (from Dave Beleznay).
19 - 23[Dave Beleznay] Service error.
- TWU subs: Stephen Nash.
20 - 23[Stephen Nash] Kill by Steve Corothers (from Dave Beleznay).
20 - 24[Geoff Emslie] Kill by Chris Roy (from Josh Howatson).
20 - 25[Chris Roy] Service ace (Jake Cabott).
Score(V-H) Period: 3
- UBC starters: Steve Corothers; Jake Cabott; Geoff Emslie; Dave Beleznay; Ike Onukwulu; Andrew Bonner.
- TWU starters: Justin Pankratz; Chris Kennedy; Chris Roy; Reuben Zuidhof; Jason Hofer; Josh Howatson.
0 - 1[Justin Pankratz] Kill by Chris Roy (from Josh Howatson).
1 - 1[Justin Pankratz] Kill by Ike Onukwulu (from Dave Beleznay).
2 - 1[Andrew Bonner] Kill by Geoff Emslie (from Andrew Bonner).
2 - 2[Andrew Bonner] Service error.
3 - 2[Josh Howatson] Kill by Geoff Emslie (from Dave Beleznay).
3 - 3[Ike Onukwulu] Service error.
3 - 4[Jason Hofer] Kill by Chris Roy.
4 - 4[Jason Hofer] Service error.
4 - 5[Dave Beleznay] Kill by Chris Kennedy (from Josh Howatson).
4 - 6[Reuben Zuidhof] Attack error by Jake Cabott (block by Chris Roy; Justin Pankratz).
4 - 7[Reuben Zuidhof] Kill by Chris Kennedy (from Josh Howatson).
5 - 7[Reuben Zuidhof] Kill by Steve Corothers (from Dave Beleznay).
5 - 8[Geoff Emslie] Kill by Justin Pankratz (from Josh Howatson).
5 - 9[Chris Roy] Attack error by Geoff Emslie (block by Justin Pankratz; Chris Kennedy).
- UBC subs: Ryan Gandy.
5 - 10[Chris Roy] Attack error by Ryan Gandy.
- Timeout UBC Thunderbirds.
6 - 10[Chris Roy] Kill by Steve Corothers (from Dave Beleznay).
6 - 11[Ryan Gandy] Kill by Chris Kennedy (from Josh Howatson).
6 - 12[Justin Pankratz] Attack error by Andrew Bonner.
7 - 12[Steve Corothers] Kill by Dave Beleznay (from Andrew Bonner).
7 - 13[Steve Corothers] Kill by Chris Roy (from Josh Howatson).
8 - 13[Justin Pankratz] Service error.
9 - 13[Andrew Bonner] Kill by Geoff Emslie (from Dave Beleznay).
10 - 13[Andrew Bonner] Attack error by Chris Roy.
10 - 14[Andrew Bonner] Kill by Chris Roy (from Josh Howatson).
11 - 14[Josh Howatson] Kill by Geoff Emslie (from Dave Beleznay).
11 - 15[Ike Onukwulu] Kill by Jason Hofer (from Josh Howatson).
12 - 15[Jason Hofer] Kill by Steve Corothers (from Dave Beleznay).
12 - 16[Dave Beleznay] Kill by Chris Roy (from Josh Howatson).
12 - 17[Reuben Zuidhof] Attack error by Ryan Gandy.
- Timeout (Media).
13 - 17[Reuben Zuidhof] Kill by Steve Corothers (from Dave Beleznay).
- UBC subs: Jake Cabott.
13 - 18[Geoff Emslie] Kill by Justin Pankratz (from Josh Howatson).
13 - 19[Chris Roy] Bad set by Dave Beleznay.
- UBC subs: Mike Tuckwood.
14 - 19[Chris Roy] Kill by Mike Tuckwood (from Dave Beleznay).
15 - 19[Jake Cabott] Service ace (Jason Hofer).
15 - 20[Jake Cabott] Kill by Chris Kennedy (from Josh Howatson).
16 - 20[Chris Kennedy] Service error.
17 - 20[Steve Corothers] Attack error by Justin Pankratz (block by Ike Onukwulu).
18 - 20[Steve Corothers] Kill by Mike Tuckwood (from Dave Beleznay).
19 - 20[Steve Corothers] Attack error by Chris Roy.
- Timeout TWU Spartans.
19 - 21[Steve Corothers] Service error.
20 - 21[Justin Pankratz] Kill by Ike Onukwulu (from Dave Beleznay).
20 - 22[Mike Tuckwood] Kill by Chris Roy.
21 - 22[Josh Howatson] Kill by Steve Corothers (from Dave Beleznay).
22 - 22[Ike Onukwulu] Attack error by Jason Hofer (block by Geoff Emslie; Jake Cabott).
22 - 23[Ike Onukwulu] Service error.
- TWU subs: Steve Rogalsky.
22 - 24[Jason Hofer] Attack error by Geoff Emslie (block by Steve Rogalsky).
23 - 24[Jason Hofer] Kill by Jake Cabott (from Dave Beleznay).
23 - 25[Dave Beleznay] Kill by Chris Kennedy (from Josh Howatson).
24 - 25[Steve Rogalsky] Service error.
24 - 26[Geoff Emslie] Service error.
24 - 27[Chris Roy] Attack error by Mike Tuckwood.
- UBC subs: Andrew Bonner.
25 - 27[Chris Roy] Kill by Jake Cabott (from Dave Beleznay).
25 - 28[Jake Cabott] Kill by Chris Kennedy (from Josh Howatson).
- TWU subs: Seth Schalk.
26 - 28[Seth Schalk] Kill by Mike Tuckwood (from Ryan Young).
Score(V-H) Period: 4
- UBC starters: Andrew Bonner; Jake Cabott; Steve Corothers; Geoff Emslie; Dave Beleznay; Ike Onukwulu.
- TWU starters: Josh Howatson; Jason Hofer; Reuben Zuidhof; Justin Pankratz; Chris Kennedy; Chris Roy.
1 - 0[Andrew Bonner] Attack error by Chris Kennedy (block by Ike Onukwulu; Dave Beleznay).
1 - 1[Andrew Bonner] Kill by Jaben Schalk (from Jason Hofer).
2 - 1[Chris Roy] Kill by Geoff Emslie (from Dave Beleznay).
2 - 2[Ike Onukwulu] Kill by Chris Roy (from Josh Howatson).
3 - 2[Chris Roy] Kill by Geoff Emslie (from Richard Chou).
- TWU out of rotation
4 - 2[Dave Beleznay] Kill by Steve Corothers (from Andrew Bonner).
5 - 2[Dave Beleznay] Kill by Steve Corothers (from Dave Beleznay).
- TWU subs: Jon Rowe.
5 - 3[Dave Beleznay] Service error.
6 - 3[Justin Pankratz] Kill by Jake Cabott (from Dave Beleznay).
7 - 3[Geoff Emslie] Attack error by Jason Hofer.
7 - 4[Geoff Emslie] Kill by Jason Hofer (from Jon Rowe).
7 - 5[Jon Rowe] Attack error by Steve Corothers (block by Jason Hofer; Reuben Zuidhof).
7 - 6[Jon Rowe] Attack error by Andrew Bonner.
7 - 7[Jon Rowe] Attack error by Jake Cabott.
7 - 8[Jon Rowe] Attack error by Geoff Emslie (block by Jason Hofer; Reuben Zuidhof).
- UBC subs: Ryan Young.
8 - 8[Jon Rowe] Service error.
8 - 9[Jake Cabott] Kill by Chris Roy (from Jon Rowe).
9 - 9[Jason Hofer] Kill by Steve Corothers (from Geoff Emslie).
10 - 9[Steve Corothers] Attack error by Reuben Zuidhof.
10 - 10[Steve Corothers] Service error.
11 - 10[Reuben Zuidhof] Kill by Andrew Bonner (from Ryan Young).
11 - 11[Andrew Bonner] Kill by Chris Kennedy (from Jon Rowe).
12 - 11[Chris Roy] Kill by Ike Onukwulu (from Ryan Young).
12 - 12[Ike Onukwulu] Kill by Justin Pankratz (from Jon Rowe).
12 - 13[Chris Kennedy] Service ace (Geoff Emslie).
13 - 13[Chris Kennedy] Kill by Geoff Emslie (from Ryan Young).
13 - 14[Ryan Young] Service error.
13 - 15[Justin Pankratz] Kill by Chris Roy (from Jon Rowe).
13 - 16[Justin Pankratz] Attack error by Geoff Emslie (block by Jason Hofer).
- Timeout (Media).
13 - 17[Justin Pankratz] Service ace (Geoff Emslie).
13 - 18[Justin Pankratz] Bad set by Steve Corothers.
- UBC subs: Mike Tuckwood.
13 - 19[Justin Pankratz] Kill by Jason Hofer (from Jon Rowe).
- UBC subs: Al Hart.
14 - 19[Justin Pankratz] Kill by Mike Tuckwood (from Ryan Young).
14 - 20[Al Hart] Kill by Reuben Zuidhof (from Jon Rowe).
14 - 21[Jon Rowe] Attack error by Jake Cabott (block by Reuben Zuidhof; Chris Roy; Jason Hofer).
- Timeout UBC Thunderbirds.
15 - 21[Jon Rowe] Kill by Andrew Bonner (from Ryan Young).
15 - 22[Jake Cabott] Kill by Reuben Zuidhof (from Jon Rowe).
15 - 23[Jason Hofer] Attack error by Mike Tuckwood (block by Chris Kennedy; Reuben Zuidhof).
15 - 24[Jason Hofer] Attack error by Mike Tuckwood.
16 - 24[Jason Hofer] Kill by Andrew Bonner (from Ryan Young).
16 - 25[Mike Tuckwood] Service error.

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