Wesmen Top Bobcats in 5 set thriller

Wesmen Top Bobcats in 5 set thriller

Wesmen Top Bobcats in 5 set thriller

A match that looked to be a one-sided affair took a dramatic turn and saw the University of Winnipeg Wesmen knock off the Brandon Bobcats. 

Brandon swept aside the hosts 25-21, 25-18 to take a 2-0 advantage. Winnipeg looked like they had little energy in the tank before they stormed back to take the third set 25-18. They kept it rolling in the fourth, pushing the Cats aside 25-17. The fifth and deciding set was over early and the Wesmen cruised to a 15-9 advantage to take the match three sets to two. Overall it was an exciting match that saw multiple long rallies to set up the return engagement in Brandon on Friday.

David Bommersbach led the Wesmen with 14 kills; Adrian Dyck added 9, with many coming in the 4th and 5th sets; setter Mikael Clegg had 26 assists.

For the Bobcats, Seth Friesen had a match high 18 kills; Elliot Viles was next with 13. 

The teams will close out the Canada West season this Friday in Brandon, first serve is 7:45.