SYLVANIA, Ohio – The Siena Heights men's volleyball team fell 3-1 to No. 7 Lourdes (Ohio) in the conference-opener, on Wednesday. After winning the first set 25-22 the Saints fell 21-25, 20-25 and 20-25 in the final three sets.
Lourdes was led by R. Maune and C. Magorien with 15 and 13 kills, respectively, Magorien adding 13 digs. I. Fields finished the match with 52 assists while C. Rilveria earned 25 digs.
The Saints came out quick against the Gray Wolves with a 7-3 lead that would hold for the remainder of the game. SHU held a 24-18 lead when Lourdes went on a four point run, but the Saints held on.
Siena Heights again took the early lead 6-4 before and again at 10-9, their final lead of the set. Lourdes eventually went up 15-11, a four point lead the Saints were unable to overcome.
Lourdes went up 4-1 before the Saints called a timeout. SHU fell behind 14-7 before beginning to comeback. The Saints came within two, 20-18, before the Gray Wolves eventually claimed the third set.
The Gray Wolves took the early lead, 7-4, over SHU before the Saints tied it up 8-8. LU quickly bounced back until SHU came within one point, 14-13. Lourdes went on an eight-point unanswered run, the Saints unable to respond.