Pioneers Come Up Short Against George Mason

Pioneers Come Up Short Against George Mason

The Sacred Heart Men's Volleyball team dropped an EIVA match to George Mason 3-1 Friday night. The Pioneers were led by Michael Comens who tallied 11 kills on the night. Doug Dzema finished the night hitting .500, while adding 10 kills on the night. SHU is back in action tonight as they take on George Mason again.

 

SET 1-

  • Each team started the match exchanging points back and forth to move the score to 10-10
  • The home court advantage set in for George Mason as they went on a 9-2 run to extend their lead to 19-12
  • The Patriots capitalized on the SHU attack errors to take the opening set 25-15

SET 2-

  • The Patriots found their rhythm in the second set jumping to a 13-8 lead early on
  • Comens , and Christopher DeLucie added kills to move the set within four points
  • Back-to-back kills from Comens would give the Pioneers a shot at a comeback, but the Patriots would respond to take the second set 25-17

SET 3-

  • With a sweep in sight the Pioneers responded with dominance in the third set, jumping to a 7-2 lead
  • The Patriots would claw back, moving the score to 17-15 in favor of SHU, but a Taylor Bloomquist kill, and a couple of Patriot attack errors would prove to much, as SHU would go on to take the set 25-20

SET 4-

  • George Mason managed to regroup in the fourth set, as each team would go back and fourth moving the score to 16-14 in favor of George Mason
  • Dzema and Blake Cox would add a pair of kills for the Pioneers as the score remained within two
  • George Mason would finish the night with a 25-19 win 
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