Spartans Suffer Loss to Lions to Close out Weekend

Spartans Suffer Loss to Lions to Close out Weekend

Lancaster, PA – The D'Youville men's volleyball team suffered a 3-0 loss to the Penn State-Altoona Lions on Saturday afternoon to end their weekend crossover at Lancaster Bible.

Altoona took the first set of the match 25-21 over D'Youville. They then defeated the Spartans 25-14 and 25-22 in the second and third sets to win the match in a 3-0 sweep.

Each of the seven Spartans that played on Saturday afternoon recorded at least one dig. Chance MacDowell (Bloomfield, NY/Bloomfield) led the team with five, while Ed Kerber (Cheektowaga, NY/Cheektowaga) and Pat Stroh (Hamburg, NY/Hamburg) each had three. Stroh led the team with 13 kills, followed by Ryan Kilijanski (West Seneca, NY/West Seneca West) with 12.

Karl Jauch (Lockport, NY/Starpoint) added three kills, with Zach Bochacki (West Seneca, NY/West Seneca West) added five. Collin McMahon (Grand Island, NY/Grand Island) had a service ace.

The next match for the Spartans comes at home on Tuesday, February 28 at 7pm against Medaille.