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Thanks to a winning record and a can do attitude, the Lethbridge College Kodiaks men volleyball team has set themselves up for an interesting second half of the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference season.
After a weekend off, the Kodiaks men and women teams are back on the court this weekend as they travel to Medicine Hat tonight to take on the Rattlers before returning home to the Val Matteotti Gymnasium Saturday for the rematch.
Coming off back to back 3 0 wins over the Ambrose Lions two weeks ago to begin the second semester, the Kodiak men bring a 9 5 record into the weekend.
That puts them two points back of the final playoff spot in the ACAC South Division behind the 9 7 Rattlers and Red Deer Kings, but with two games in hand on both.
us at 9 5 it makes for a pretty interesting second half, said Kodiaks head coach Greg Gibos. are going to be some good, competitive games and I know our guys are going to be ready mentally and it going to be a fun five last weeks. It going to be really competitive. to a 2 0 start to the second semester and the work the team has put in, the Kodiaks have jumped right into the race.
us to come off that long break and for our guys to execute the way we wanted to execute was big for us, said Gibos. came in motivated and focused and it speaks to what they want to do this year because they willing to do extra stuff over the break to make sure we were ready to perform. Also sitting at 9 5, the Kodiak women head into the weekend in the thick of the playoff picture as well.
After a split with Ambrose two weeks ago, the Kodiaks and Lions are tied for third in the South Division with the Kodiaks holding two games in hand.
That puts both teams eight points behind the 13 3 Red Deer Queens, but six points up on the SAIT Trojans (6 10).
Meanwhile, after a homestand last weekend, the Kodiaks basketball teams are back at the Val Matteotti Gymnasium for another double dip tonight and Saturday.
The 4 5 Kodiak men look to climb back into the playoff picture in the South as they host the Olds Broncos, who are tied with them for fifth place.
The Kodiaks trail the Red Deer Kings (5 4) by two points for fourth in the South after two losses to the Kings last weekend at home.
On the women side, the Kodiaks come off a 1 1 split with the Queens last weekend and head into an equally tight playoff battle as the 5 4 Broncos ride into town.
The 4 5 Kodiaks head into the weekend in fifth in the South, but are only two points back of the 5 4 Broncos and the St. Mary Lightning.