Monday, 27 March 2023

NCAA Mens Volleyball

Lewis Men’s Volleyball Reverse Sweeps McKendree Friday


LEBANON, Ill. – The Lewis University men’s volleyball team came back from down two sets and recorded the reverse sweep on the road against McKendree on Friday evening (March 3).


Lewis (9-9, 3-4 MIVA) | McKendree (6-8, 1-6 MIVA)



Kills: Max Roquet (Johnston, Iowa/Johnston) (19), Christian Prayer (St. Louis, Mo./Parkway North) (17)

Digs: Nico Paula (Tampa, FL/Berkeley Preparatory School) (9)

Assists: Tyler Morgan (Dike, Iowa/New Hartford) (34), Kevin Kauling (Naperville, Ill./Neuqua Valley) (14)

Blocks: Roquet (3), Prayer (3), Rodriguez-Elias (3)

Aces: Prayer (2)



FIRST SET: McKendree 25, Lewis 23

  • McKendree took an early 6-2 lead in the first set. 
  • Lewis fought back and tied it at 15-15 after Prayer recorded a kill. 
  • Both teams scored two points a piece to make it 17-17 before the Bearcats eventually pulled away and won the set 25-23.

SECOND SET: McKendree 25, Lewis 20

  • The Bearcats took an early 3-1 lead before Prayer picked up a kill and back-to-back service aces to give Lewis a 4-3 advantage. 
  • McKendree went on to score seven straight points to grab a 10-4 lead.
  • Isaac Benka (Minneapolis, Minn./Minnehaha Academy) tried to get the Flyers right back in the set after recording a kill but the Bearcats would have the upper hand. 
  • Lewis scored seven straight to cut it down to three (23-20) but McKendree scored back-to-back points to win the second set.

THIRD SET: Lewis 25, McKendree 22

  • Both teams went back-and-forth to start the third set before the Flyers went up…

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