MVC Men's Volleyball Sweeps Saturday Matches at Stritch InvitationalPosted February 15, 2014
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MVC MEN’S VOLLEYBALL SWEEPS SATURDAY MATCHES AT STRITCH INVITATIONAL
Marshall, Mo. (February 14, 2014)- The No. 9 Missouri Valley College men’s volleyball team continued action at the Stritch Invitational Saturday in Milwaukee, Wisc., with two matches. MVC defeated Robert Morris University in its first match 3-2, then played No. 10 Cardinal Stritch University and won 3-0.
MVC played a back-and-forth match with Robert Morris in the opener Saturday, eventually pulling out a 25-18, 26-28, 25-21, 20-25, 17-15 victory. The Vikings were led by Senior Middle Blocker Jacob Haar (La Mesa, Calif.) who had 24 kills, five digs and five blocks while Junior Outside Hitter Zach Brown (Plainfield, ill.) finished with 10 kills and two blocks. Also, Senior Setter Will McCracken (Goleta, Calif.) finished with 62 assists, seven digs, six kills and four assists while Sophomore Libero Ding Hui (Zhejiang, China) had 25 digs and four assists. The Vikings improve to 2-0 in matches that go to five games.
In the second match of the day against No. 10 Cardinal Stritch, the Vikings dominated play and won 25-19, 25-22, 25-23. The Vikings were led by Sophomore Outside Hitter Stan Bosovik (Ozark, Mo.) who had 10 kills and one block with Haar adding 11 kills, four blocks and two digs. McCracken finished with 28 assists, five digs, four blocks, two kills and one ace. Hui addied 11 digs, three assists and zero errors in 18 attempts.
On Friday, the Vikings defeated Lakeland University 3-1 and Lourdes University 3-1. The four wins at the Stritch Invitational push the MVC record to 12-5 on the season.
The Vikings return home for a match Tuesday at 7pm against No. 4 Missouri Baptist University.
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