Mustangs Survive Scare From Eastern Mennonite, Win in Five Sets
OWINGS MILLS, Md. - The No. 10 Stevenson men's volleyball team lost a two-set lead versus Eastern Mennonite before rallying to win in five sets, 25-21, 25-19, 22-25, 26-28, 15-13 in a Continental Volleyball Conference contest Tuesday at Owings Mills Gymnasium.
Stevenson (12-6, 2-1 CVC) improved to 2-3 in five set matches this season, winning their past two. They defeated No. 3 Juniata in five sets on March 8.
Junior Austin Jacoby (Sellersville, Pa./Pennridge), and sophomores Kyle Wisner (York, Pa./Central York) and Wesley Richardson (York, Pa./Central York) combined for 42 of the team's season-high 66 kills.
Jacoby led all players with 19 kills on 43 attempts, two shy of his season-high. He also added 15 digs.
Sophomore David Moler (York, Pa./Central York) finished with a season-high 55 assists while junior Adam Thatcher (Bel Air, Md./C. Milton Wright) finished with a team-high 19 digs. Junior Jon Martin (Lititz, Pa./Warwick) totaled six kills and ten digs.
The Royals (12-8, 1-3 CVC) were led by Chris Moise who totaled a team-high 14 kills and a match-high 19 digs.
Stevenson begins its four-game California road trip on Friday when it faces UC Santa Cruz at 2:00 p.m., Eastern time. The Mustangs will also play New York University at 10:00 p.m., Eastern.