Waverley’s Haworth earns first team AUS all-star selection

ST. JOHN’S, NL: Tori Haworth of Waverley heard her name announced as one of the AUS Women’s Volleyball first team all-star on Thursday night, March. 1.

The award was one of many handed out to players in the AUS during the AUS Volleyball awards banquet as part of their championships, being hosted by Memorial in St. John’s, NL from March 1-3.

Courtney Baker of Bridgewater, a teammate to Haworth in her third year with the Tigers, was named the AUS MVP.

A kinesiology student, Baker finished first in the conference and fourth in the country in assists per set with 9.36. She also finished second in the AUS in total assists with 599.

In her third season with the Tigers, she finished with 49 kills, 0.77 kills per set, 24 service aces, 0.38 service aces per set, 95.0 points, and 1.5 points per set.

Baker, Haworth and their Dalhousie Tigers, ranked number one, will face host and fourth ranked Memorial in the second semi-final on March 2 at 7 p.m.

Acadia and SMU play in the other semi at 4:30 p.m.

The winners of both advance to the championship final on March 3 at 7 p.m.

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