FIRST STAR, Beth Vinnell, Volleyball

FIRST STAR, Beth Vinnell, Volleyball

Women’s first star – Beth Vinnell

Calgary Dinos volleyball

Middle

3rd-year

Cochrane, Alta.

Kinesiology/Education

Game log: Date – Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 – 14 kills, three blocks, two digs, .619 hitting percentage in 3-0 W vs UBCO / Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 – 11 kills, eight blocks, two digs, .474 hitting percentage in 3-0 W vs UBCO

In a showdown of first-place teams, Beth Vinnell shined for the University of Calgary Dinos as they earned a sweep of the UBCO Heat.

On Thursday night in front of a packed crowd for the Dinos Block Party, Vinnell put on a hitting clinic. The third-year middle had a hitting percentage of .619 as the Dinos win in three-straight (25-21, 25-21, 25-23). She also posted 14 kills, three blocks, and two digs.

On Friday night, the Dinos had another quick night, beating the Heat 3-0 (25-18, 25-22, 31-29). Vinnell led Calgary with 11 kills and eight blocks, to go along with two digs and a hitting percentage of .474.

With the two wins, the Dinos remained tied atop the Canada West women’s volleyball standings with the UBC Thunderbirds. They will play their next games on Jan. 12-13 when they host the Brandon Bobcats.