BLUES OFF TO OUA FINAL

first_img Matchup History Next Match: vs. Ryerson University (OUA Final) 3/9/2019 | 6:00 p.m. Preview The University of Toronto Varsity Blues women’s volleyball team took down the Final Four host Waterloo Warriors 3-1 (25-18, 11-25, 25-13, 25-23) to advance to the OUA championship final on Friday (Mar. 8) night. The Blues will play either Ryerson or Western for the gold medal tomorrow (Mar. 9) night at 6 p.m.CHAMPIONSHIPS BOUND: The team also earned a berth into the U SPORTS championship, March 15-17, in Edmonton.  TORONTO STATS: Fourth-year outside hitter Alina Dormann posted a game-high 24 points on 20 kills, three blocks and an ace. She also added a team-high 14 digs in the match.Fifth-year veteran Anna Feore tallied 14 kills, 1.5 blocks, an ace, and 10 digs to balance her stat line, while first-year setter Hayley Goodwin put up a game-high 39 assists in the victory.   WVB: BLUES WIN! @Blues_Vball defeats Waterloo 3-1 in the semifinals to advance to their first OUA championship since 2016 and earn a berth into the U SPORTS championships, March 15-17, in Edmonton!!The Blues will face the winner of Ryerson/Western for GOLD tomorrow at 6pm! pic.twitter.com/WS82ufneUC— U of T Varsity Blues (@Varsity_Blues) March 9, 2019 WVB: It’s official! Toronto schools will battle it out for OUA GOLD as the Varsity Blues take on Ryerson in Waterloo. Opening serve is at 6pm.WE ALL #BLEEDBLUE #WeAreTO pic.twitter.com/8Z8lMkMaKb— U of T Varsity Blues (@Varsity_Blues) March 9, 2019 Watch Live Full Schedule Roster HOW IT HAPPENED: The Blues jumped out to an 8-2 run to start the match. They used that to head into the first technical timeout up 16-8. Toronto held off Waterloo the rest of the way capturing the first set 25-18.Waterloo responded going up 16-7 at the technical timeout. From there the Warriors outscored the Blues 9-4 to take the set 25-11.Toronto rebounded in the third set, pulling away with a 16-10 advantage at the technical timeout. The Blues rallied off an 8-1 run, which led to a 25-13 set victory.The fourth set was a back-and-forth, but Toronto led 16-15 at the technical timeout. With the score 24-23 for U of T, Dormann slammed the kill to push the team to the finals.For more information, scores and highlights on your favourite U of T athletes and teams, please visit www.varsityblues.ca. Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for the latest and greatest in Varsity Blues intercollegiate athletics. Print Friendly Versionlast_img