ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa.– The Elizabethtown men’s volleyball team picked up two win inside Thompson Gymnasium on Saturday. The Blue Jays defeated Roanoke, 3-0 in CVC play before defeating St. Vincent, 3-1 in non-conference play.
Game 1 vs. Roanoke: W, 3-0
In the first match of the day Elizabethtown won, 28-26, 25-19, 25-20 against Roanoke. The Maroons started out set one in front with an 8-2 lead. After trading points, Roanoke held a steady lead following an Etown attack error. The Blue Jays then picked up four points in a row following four Roanoke errors. Etown came within three of the Maroons at 18-15 after a block by Kyle McKiernan and Cheston Jacobs. Etown tied up the set 24-24 after Steve Swain smacked down a kill. Blake Hildebrand and Nick Chapman ended the set with kills at 28-26.
Roanoke again started with the lead in set two at 8-6. McKiernan and Chapman dropped in kills as Etown gained a 14-13 lead. Tony Camillo points sandwiched a McKiernan kill extending Etown’s lead, 22-18. The Blue Jays picked up the final three points to win, 25-19.
Elizabethtown jumped out to a 6-2 lead in the third set. Two Roanoke errors extended Etown’s lead, 11-6. Etown then rattled off four points ending with a Jacobs and McKiernan block. The Maroons then went on a 6-2 run before the Blue Jays won, 25-20.
Game 2 vs. St. Vincent: W, 3-1
In set one against the Bearcats, Elizabethtown started off with a 7-4 lead after a kill from Swain. The Blue Jays ramped up and rattled off seven consecutive points following kills from Swain, McKiernan, and Chapman. Another kill…
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