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Men's Volleyball Wins Third Conference Win of the Season

Men's Volleyball Wins Third Conference Win of the Season

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. -- The Siena Heights men's volleyball team earned its third win in Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) play with a 3-1 win over Lawrence Tech on Wednesday night. Freshman Evan Cashen led the Saints with 14 kills in the win.

THE BASICS

Final Score: Siena Heights 3, Lawrence Tech 1 (25-18, 20-25, 25-18, 25-18)

Location: Southfield, Michigan (Don Ridler Field House)

Records: Siena Heights (15-8, 3-3 WHAC), Lawrence Tech (15-13, 2-6 WHAC)

HOW IT HAPPENED

Siena took a 1-0 lead with a seven-point win in the first set. The Saints registered nine kills (.174). Lawrence Tech struggled with nine kills and 10 errors for a negative hitting percentage.

SHU tallied another nine kills in the second set, but the Blue Devils recorded 11 kills (.259) to even things up with a 25-20 set two win.

The Saints dominated the third set with 17 kills (.282) while holding Lawrence Tech to only nine. Siena Heights took a 2-1 lead with a 25-18 decision.

SHU finished the match with 16 kills (.324) in the fourth set for a 25-18 decision to earn the victory.

TOP SAINTS

• Cashen added seven digs to his match-high 14 kills.

Alex Garavalia finished with 13 kills and tied for a team-high six blocks.

Bryce Johnson had eight kills and six blocks.

Keegan Crawford paced the Saints with 36 assists.

Emilier De Jesus led the SHU defense with 13 digs.

THE OPPOSITION

• Joshua Eckert led Lawrence Tech with 14 kills.

• Lawrence Patton finished with 32 assists.

• Javier Contreras had a team-high 16 digs.

UP NEXT

The Saints return home to host Goshen on Saturday, March 23. The match is set for an opening serve at 3:00 p.m.