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.