From Red Deer College Athletics:

Red Deer College Athletics is proud to announce their Athlete of the Week.

 

Mark DeWit - Kings Volleyball

Hometown - Lacombe, AB

Bachelor of Commerce (2nd year)

 

Mark DeWit had a strong weekend on the court for the Red Deer College Kings, helping them win silver at the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Men’s Volleyball National Championship.

He was also named a CCAA Championship First Team All-star at the Gary W. Harris Canada GamesCentre.

In Friday’s three set sweep over the defending CCAA Champion Limoilou Titans (25-11, 25-21 and 25-22), the Bachelor of Commerce student had three kills and one stuff block.

Then in the semi-final against the Vancouver Island University (VIU) Mariners, the second-year middle elevated his play, totalling 11 kills, three stuffs, two digs and one assist, energizing the Kings over the Mariners in three sets (25-23, 25-20 and 26-24).

Mark was also named the Kings Player-of-the-Game for his tremendous performance.

In Saturday’s national final, the Fanshawe Falcons downed the RDC Kings in four sets (25-12, 25-13, 22-25 and 25-23).

The student-athlete from Lacombe played a key role again for the Kings, totalling six kills, four stuffs, one dig, one assist and one service ace.

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