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LeBlanc makes Hurricanes' volleyball history

The Holland Hurricanes’ Megan LeBlanc focuses on the ball. LeBlanc established a single-season record for kills – 228 – for the Holland College women’s volleyball team on Sunday. Mike Bernard Photography
The Holland Hurricanes’ Megan LeBlanc focuses on the ball. LeBlanc established a single-season record for kills – 228 – for the Holland College women’s volleyball team on Sunday. Mike Bernard Photography - Submitted

Holland College women sweep Blue Devils

CHARLOTTETOWN – Megan LeBlanc made Holland College women’s volleyball history on Sunday.

LeBlanc, who plays the power position, recorded 16 kills in the Hurricanes’ 3-1 (25-22, 25-10, 21-25, 25-17) win over the UKC Blue Devils in Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association action at the Holland College Centre for Community Engagement. LeBlanc, a second-year business administration student, now has 228 kills during the 2017-18 campaign, which is a new team single-season record.
Brittany States had another strong hitting game with 13 kills for the second straight match, with Philicia Johnson chipping in with five kills.
Gracie Ferguson had a match-high 31 assists, and Dana Trainor led the way in digs with 15. Two other players reached double figures in digs – Sam Gerbig (11) and Ferguson (10).
Gerbig led the way at the service line with three aces while Ferguson, States and LeBlanc all had two apiece.

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Saturday
Saturday, the Hurricanes posted a 3-0 win over the Blue Devils. Set scores were 26-24, 25-23, 25-17.
States, who had 13 kills, seven digs, two blocks and an ace, led the Hurricanes. LeBlanc added seven kills while Johnson and Gerbig chipped in with four each.
Ferguson registered a match-high 25 assists, and LeBlanc paced a balanced defensive effort with 11 digs. Seven other players recorded at least five digs, including Gerbig’s nine and Trainor’s eight.
Gerbig and Ferguson also had a good day at the service line recording four and three aces, respectively.
The second-place Hurricanes are 16-3 (won-lost). The Blue Devils (6-12) are in sixth place.
The Hurricanes will conclude the regular season on the road with matches against the Mount Allison Mounties (7-12) on Saturday and St. Thomas Tommies (14-5) on Sunday.

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