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The Huskiettes repeated as CIAU Champions with a 3-1 (15-7, 17-15, 8-15, 15-6) win over the University of Ottawa at Education Gym. Saskatchewan finished the season with a 21-1 record.
With Ottawa leading 15-14 in the second game, the Huskiettes rallied. Drora Epstein, a transfer student from Utah State, tied the game at 15-15 with a service ace. Cindy Shepherd made it 16-15 Huskiettes with a stuff block and when Ottawa was called for a violation, Saskatchewan took the game and seized control of the match.
Earlier the Huskiettes defeated the University of British Columbia 3-1 (5-15, 15-5, 15-5, 15-7) for the Canada West Championship.
Power hitter Dorothy Schwaiger and setter Melanie Sanford were named Canada West First Team All-Stars, while Epstein and Gisele Rongve were selected to the Second Team.
The 1979-80 Huskiettes have been inducted into both the Saskatoon Sports Hall of Fame and the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame.
1979-80 Huskiette Women's Volleyball Team:
Cindy Shepherd, Drora Epstein, Charlene Butler, Joyce Meyer, Joyce Senyk, Sherry Saxton, Cindy Crow, Gail Olver, Dovona West (assistant coach), Mark Tennant (coach)
Linda Mickalishen (trainer), Sharon Thomas, Margie Wakeling, Gisele Rongve, Dorothy Schwaiger, Melanie Sanford, Randy Gudmundson (assistant coach)