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#14 Lewis Men’s Volleyball Suffers Setback Against (RV) BYU Saturday

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PROVO, Utah — The Lewis University men’s volleyball team lost in four sets to host Brigham Young University, 3-1, at Smith Fieldhouse, Saturday (Jan. 7). 

TEAM RECORDS

(RV) BYU (2-0) | No. 14 Lewis (0-2)

LEWIS LEADERS

Kills: Max Roquet (Johnston, Iowa/Johnston) (10) 

Digs: Jason Gibbs (Bellaire, Texas/Bellarie) (4)

Assists: Tyler Morgan (Dike, Iowa/New Hartford) (34)

Blocks: Morgan (4)

Aces: Cole Brillhart (York, Pa./Northeastern) (1), Antonio Rodriguez-Elias (Naranjito, Puerto Rico/Colegio Sagrada Familia) (1)

SET BREAKDOWN

FIRST SET: BYU 25, Lewis 20

  • Both teams each scored six points to start the opening set. 
  • BYU rallied for three straight to grab a 9-6 lead. 
  • Moments later in the match, Lewis responded and tied the match at 13-all. 
  • The Cougars went on another rally before Christian Prayer (St. Louis, Mo./Parkway North) recorded a kill to keep them in the game. 
  • BYU ended up winning the first set 25-20.

SECOND SET: Lewis 25, BYU 23

  • Lewis jumped out to a early 6-3 lead after a service ace by Elias-Rodriguez.
  • BYU had the answer and scored three straight to tie the set at 6-6. 
  • Both teams would trade points back-and-forth before BYU went up 16-14 then the Flyers scored three in a row to go up 17-16.
  • Brillhart then put the Flyers ahead 21-18 after recording a kill. 
  • The Cougars eventually tied it at 23 a piece before Lewis scored back-to-back points including a kill by Michael Sack (Oak Lawn, Ill./St. Laurence) which won the set. 

THIRD SET: BYU 25, Lewis 17

  • BYU went up 8-4 to start the third…

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