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Marauders defeat Dinos at CIS National Volleyball Championships

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According to the University of Calgary Dinos website on Thursday, the University of McMaster Mauraders have defeated the University of Calgary Dinos 24-26, 25-21, 25-17, 25-22 in the quarterfinals of the Canadian Interuniversity Sport National Men's Volleyball Championship from Jack Simpson Gymnasium in Calgary.

Jori Mantha of Vanier, Ontario led the Dinos attack with 21 kills and 22.5 points.

The Mauraders will now play the University of Western Mustangs in an all-Ontario semi-final on Friday. The Mustangs defeated the University of Tirinity Western Spartans 25-21, 22-25, 19-25, 27-25, 15-12 in a five set thriller that preceded the Dinos/Mauraders contest on Thursday night.

In other action, the University of Alberta Golden Bears and the University of Laval Rouge et Or each won their quarterfinal matches in straight sets. The Golden Bears, ranked number one in Canadian Interuniversity Sport, defeated the University of Montreal Carabins 25-19, 25-18, 25-12, while the Rouge et Or beat the University of Dalhousie Tigers 25-16, 25-18, 25-22.

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