Reporter: Luke Callebert
Brad VanHartingsveldt of the men’s volleyball team has been named the Durham College male student athlete of the week for the period ending Feb. 9.
VanHartingsveldt, a third-year business administration student, had an amazing week, playing three times. Against the Georgian Grizzlies, on seniors night at the school, VanHartingsveldt led the Lords with 10 kills, adding six digs and playing in all five sets of the hard-fought game. The win extended the Lords win streak to 13.
Unfortunately the streak would fall against Algonquin, in another hard-fought five-set match. VanHartingsveldt, though, combined for 18 kills, two digs and two blocks in two games against the Algonquin Thunder and the La Cite Coyotes.
VanHartingsveldt’s play was instrumental in helping the team win two of three games and finish the season with an amazing 16-2 record.
Emily Gilbert of the women’s volleyball team has been named the Durham College female student athlete of the week for the period ending Feb. 9.
Gilbert, a second-year early childhood education student, had a standout week for the Lords, playing three games in three days. Against the Georgian Grizzlies she had three kills, eight aces and 11 digs. The strong play by Gilbert continued on the team’s two-game road trip. Against Algonquin and La Cite, Gilbert combined to have seven kills, five digs and three aces while adding a block for good measure.