Saturday, 25 March 2023

NCAA Mens Volleyball

Lewis Men’s Volleyball Drops Match Against Purdue Fort Wayne Friday


FORT WAYNE, Ind.  – The Lewis University men’s volleyball team suffered a 3-1 setback on the road against Purdue Fort Wayne at Hilliard Gates Sports Center on Friday evening (Feb. 24).


Purdue Fort Wayne (12-4, 3-3 MIVA) | Lewis (8-9, 2-4 MIVA)



Kills: Daniel Haber (Remsenburg, NY/Westhampton Beach) (10)

Digs: Jason Gibbs (Bellaire, Texas/Bellarie) (9)

Assists: Tyler Morgan (Dike, Iowa/New Hartford) (31), Kevin Kauling (Naperville, Ill./Neuqua Valley) (10)

Blocks: Four tied (1)

Aces: Morgan (3), Syver Drolsum (Vikersund, Norway/Toppvolley Norge) (3)



FIRST SET: Purdue Fort Wayne 25, Lewis 23

  •  Both teams went back-and-forth to start the first set trading eight points each. 
  • Purdue Fort Wayne rallied for three straight points to grab an 11-8 lead.
  • The Flyers tried to get back in the set after a kill from Morgan made it 16-14 Mastodons but PFW scored three straight to grab a 19-14 advantage.
  • Moments later, Lewis fought back again after Christian Prayer (St. Louis, Mo./Parkway North) recorded a kill to make it 22-21.
  • PFW was able to hang on and win the first set 25-23.

SECOND SET: Purdue Fort Wayne 25, Lewis 12

  • The second set was all Mastodons as PFW grabbed a 7-1 lead before Michael Sack (Oak Lawn, Ill./St. Laurence) recorded a kill to try to get the Flyers back in the set.
  • Lewis fought back all the way to 8-6 in favor of Purdue Fort Wayne after another kill from Sack. 
  • PFW went on a 11-2 rally to grab a 19-8 lead.
  • Prayer tried to start a rally for Lewis after…

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