Men's Volleyball (Club)

2017 RECORD: 2-17; GNAC 0-14 / GNAC TOURNAMENT APPEARANCES: 1 / ALL-GNAC PLAYERS IN PROGRAM HISTORY: 4

Men's Volleyball Sweeps Medgar Evers in Home Opener

Photo by: Zaida Velazco
Photo by: Zaida Velazco

 

FINAL SCORE: Albertus Magnus 3 | Medgar Evers 0
SET SCORES: 25-10 (AMC), 25-15 (AMC) and 25-13 (AMC)
TEAM RECORDS: Albertus Magnus (1-0) | Medgar Evers (0-2)

NEW HAVEN, CONN. – Freshman Felix Rivas (Danbury, Conn.) recorded a team-high 13 kills as the Albertus Magnus College men's volleyball team swept Medgar Evers, 3-0, on Thursday evening at "The Nest".

HOW IT HAPPENED

It was all Albertus in the first set as the hosts diominated on offense hitting a combined .467 at the net to take the early 1-0 lead.

Medgar Evers slowly began building momentum in the second as the visitors opened the set with a 10-4 run, but the Falcons would battle back to take the frame, 25-15.

Similar to the last set, both teams kept within arms reach of one another, but the Falcons would slowly come away with the final set, 25-13.

FINAL STATS

  • Sophomore Brian Reyes (Danbury, Conn.) finished the matched with a team-high seven service aces as well as collected 10 kills, an assist and six digs.
  • At the net, Albertus Magnus hit a combined .260 while Medgar Evers hit -.162.
  • Sophomore Alijah McGee (Stratford, Conn.) assisted 26 of the Falcons' 32 kills.
  • Senior Christopher Taylor (Bronx, N.Y.) posted a team-high eight digs.

UP NEXT

The Falcons return to action this Saturday, Feb. 4 against Emmanuel (Mass.). Game time is set for 3:15 p.m.