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Lewis Men’s Volleyball Takes Down Purdue-Fort Wayne Saturday

Lewis Men's Volleyball Takes Down Purdue-Fort Wayne Saturday

ROMEOVILLE, Ill. – The No. 14 Lewis University men’s volleyball team took down (RV) Purdue-Fort Wayne Saturday (March 2) at Neil Carey Arena. The Flyers more than doubled the Mastodons in attack percentage, at .381 to .179 and Daniel Haber (Remsenburg, NY/Westhampton Beach) notched a career high in kills with 19, as he hit .567 in the match.


No. 14 Lewis 10-8 (4-4 MIVA) | (RV) Purdue-Fort Wayne 9-9 (3-6 MIVA)


Kills: Haber (19), Max Roquet (Johnston, Iowa/Johnston) (18), Syver Drolsum (Vikersund, Norway/Toppvolley Norge) (10)

Digs: Roquet (7), Drolsum (7)

Assists: Tyler Morgan (Dike, Iowa/Dike-New Hartford) (43)

Blocks: Piotr Wymoczyl (Arlington Heights, Ill./Buffalo Grove HS) (5), Shawn Baggs (Gilbert, Ariz./Casteel HS) (4)

Aces: John Davis (Naperville, Ill./Naperville Central) (2)


Set 1: Lewis 25, Purdue-Fort Wayne 15

Both sides went back-and-forth early, as Lewis grabbed a 3-2 lead with kills by Drolsum and Wymoczyl, but Purdue-Fort Wayne earned the next two points on a service error and ace to take a 4-3 advantage. Things stayed close until the score was tied at 10, and then the Flyers took off.

Lewis went on a 3-0 run with a kill and solo block by Roquet, and later used a 4-0 push with two kills by Haber and an ace by Davis to bring the lead to 20-13. The Mastodons would only earn two points the rest of the set, as the Flyers finished strong with a block by Morgan, Wymoczyl and Drolsum.

Lewis had an outstanding .652 attack percentage in the first set while holding Purdue-Fort Wayne to .120.

Set 2: Lewis 25, Purdue-Fort Wayne 21

The Mastodons started the second set taking a 4-1 lead. The Flyers got things evened up at 7-7 after a 3-0 run including a kill and ace by Roquet.

After Purdue-Fort Wayne took the next point, Lewis scored four in a row including a solo block by Wymoczyl and a service ace by Baggs to make it 11-8 Flyers. Things went back-and-forth from there until the Mastodons used a 3-0 run to tie the score at 17, prompting a timeout from Lewis.

Later, a 4-0 run by the Flyers with a kill by Haber and ace by Davis made it 23-19 Lewis. Roquet had the kill to finish off the set. The Flyers had a 3-0 advantage in both service aces and blocks in the set.

Set 3: Purdue-Fort Wayne 25, Lewis 19

Things were close early, with a 3-3 tie, but Purdue-Fort Wayne then went on a 4-0 run to take the lead and force Lewis to call timeout. The Flyers took three of…

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