Despite 16 kills and three blocks from sophomore Brendan Charamut (Southington, Conn.), the Albertus Magnus men's volleyball team fell to Wentworth 3-1 (17-25, 25-23, 25-20, 25-22).
Charamut tallied 16 kills in 43 attempts, while adding two assists and five digs in the Falcons' loss. Albertus moves to 17-8 on the year and 5-9 in GNAC play.
Carlos Torres (Adjuntas, Puerto Rico) dished out 42 assists as he added eight digs and two block assists. Glenn Johnson (Newington, Conn.) recorded 11 kills, seven digs and four blocks for the Falcons as well.
Albertus took the first set 25-17 as the Falcons registered 14 kills in 31 tries along with just three hitting miscues. Wentworth bounced back in the second set and took a two-point win at 25-23. The Falcons led 18-13 before Wentworth battled back into the set and tied it at 21. A 4-2 run to end the set put the Leopards in the win column.
Wentworth cruised to a 25-20 win in the third set before taking the final set 25-22 despite a late Albertus rally. Wentworth led 18-9 before the Falcons cut the lead to five at 20-15. Albertus got to within two at 23-21 before Wentworth used two kills to secure the victory.
The Leopards were led by Ross Burdett and Nate Perry as both finished the match with 13 kills apiece. Rick Pignataro and Mike Buonincontra both tallied a match-high 12 digs, while Brian Munn added 11 kills in 19 tries.