The Ryerson Rams and Humber Hawks were tied at two sets apiece with the Rams at match point. Over two hours of play later, Alex Dawson sent the ball deep into the Humber court. The Hawks set it up for a big smash, but rookie sensation Jeff Ardron jumped up and made the block, giving the Rams a 3-2 win.

This was Ardron’s first game with the Rams but head coach Mirek Porosa saw potential in Ardron more than a year ago.

“I wanted him badly because I knew Luca [Milosevic] graduated

[and] I saw him as a replacement,” Porosa said.

But getting him to don the blue and gold was not easy. And for a while there was a chance he wouldn’t go to Ryerson at all.

You can read the rest of the article on the