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Gaels men’s volleyball team earn second consecutive Forsyth Cup

The Gaels men’s volleyball team defeated the Toronto Varsity Blues, earning them their second OUA Forsyth Cup in as many years on Saturday, Mar. 7, 2020. Photo by Rick Zazulak via Queen’s Athletics.

The Queen’s Gaels men’s volleyball team have a lot of celebrate after an exciting comeback against the Toronto Varsity Blues sealed their position as OUA Forsyth Cup champions.

Much of the victory can be chalked up to an outstanding performance by Adam Boljkovac that earned him the title of Player of the Game. Boljkovac’s four straight kills and a total six kills in the final set cemented the Gaels’ victory, leading them to their ninth OUA banner in the history of the program.

The thrilling win led to the Gaels being named tournament number three seed as the seeding and quarter-final matchups were announced for the 2020 U SPORTS Men’s Volleyball Championship were announced on Sunday, Mar. 8, 2020. The team will now head to Manitoba for the Championship, which begins on Friday, Mar. 13, 2020.

On top of the men’s volleyball victory, Gaels track and field star Kara Blair earned a U SPORTS bronze medal in to 3,000 meter on Friday, Mar. 6, 2020. All the details on both of those victories can be found below via Queen’s Athletics.

MEN’S VOLLEYBALL – Boljkovac’s six kills in fifth set seals comeback over Toronto as Gaels win OUA Forsyth Cup for second straight season HAMILTON – In a thrilling come from behind victory, the Queen’s Gaels successfully defended their title by defeating the Toronto Varsity Blues 3-2 (21-25, 18-25, 25-14, 25-17, 15-10), en route to capturing their second straight Forsyth Cup.
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MEN’S VOLLEYBALL – Queen’s Gaels named No. 3 seed ahead of national tournament
TORONTO (U SPORTS) – The Queen’s Gaels were named tournament number three seed on Sunday, as the seeding and quarter-final matchups were announced for the 2020 U SPORTS Men’s Volleyball Championship. 
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TRACK – Blair wins U SPORTS bronze medal in 3000m
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