HAMILTON – The University of Saskatchewan Huskies have the chance to avenge their 2015 quarter-final loss at home to the McMaster University Marauders when the two school's meet up in the second of two CIS semfinals Friday at 7 p.m. on McMaster's home court.
CHAMPIONSHIP WEBSITE: http://english.cis-sic.ca/championships/mvball/index
Saskatchewan, seeded fifth in the championship bracket, knocked off the fourth-seeded University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds in the quarter-final round Thursday night. After trailing 2-1 in the match, the Huskies settled down and were able to overtake UNB for the 3-2 win.
Huskies and Varsity Reds quarter-final highlights at: http://huskies.usask.ca/sports/mvball/2015-16/videos/QF_3_-_Saskatchewan_vs._UNB
The host Marauders made quick work of the eighth-seeded Waterloo Warriors in the Thursday night's last quarter-final matchup with a 3-0 win.
Friday's semifinal match can be viewed live on CIS-SIC.tv with live stats available on the championship website. First serve is set for 7 p.m. from McMaster's Ivor Wynne Centre.
Just over a year ago, the Huskies and Marauders faced each other in the CIS quarter-final round in Saskatoon. McMaster, the top seed at the tournament in 2015, squashed any hopes of an upset by the eighth seeded hometown Huskies with a 3-0 win.