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Lewis Men’s Volleyball Sweeps Missouri S&T Tuesday to Open Home Slate

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ROMEOVILLE, Ill. — The Lewis University men’s volleyball team bounced back in a big way in its home opener as the Flyers swept Missouri S&T in straight sets, 3-0, at Neil Carey Arena, Tuesday (Jan. 10). 

TEAM RECORDS

No. 15 Lewis (1-2) | Missouri S&T (0-2)

 

LEWIS LEADERS

Kills: Chase Celichowski (Germantown, Wis./Germantown) (9)

Digs: Syver Drolsum (Vikersund, Norway/Toppvolley Norge) (7)

Assists: Kevin Kauling (Naperville, Ill./Neuqua Valley) (26)

Blocks: Five tied (1)

Aces: Wesley Yusk (Casselberry, Fla./Lake Howell) (4)

SET BREAKDOWN

FIRST SET: Lewis 25, Missouri S&T 17

  • Lewis jumped out to a 3-0 lead after a service ace by Cole Brillhart (York, Pa./Northeastern) then Missouri S&T responded with three straight points of their own. 
  • The Flyers led 6-5 in the set before the Miners rallied off three straight to grab a 8-6 lead. 
  • Lewis had the answer and four straight after back-to-back kills by Tyler Simpson (Bethel Park, Pa./Bethel Park) and Brillhart then would not give up the lead after that in the opening set.
  • The Flyers put the first set away after rallying off three straight points to win 25-17.

SECOND SET: Lewis 25, Missouri S&T 12

  • Lewis jumped out to a 4-1 lead in the second set after a kill by Celichowski. 
  • The closest the Miners got was 8-6 Lewis in the early the second set. 
  • The Flyers jumped out to a 17-8 lead after a service ace by Alec Lehnert (Lake Grove, N.Y./Sachem North)
  • Syver Drolsum (Vikersund, Norway/Toppvolley Norge) made it 23-11 moments later after recording a kill. 
  • Lewis put Missouri S&T away in…

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