Spartans Lose First Match of Weekend to SUNY Poly

Spartans Lose First Match of Weekend to SUNY Poly

Marcy, NY – The D'Youville men's volleyball team lost their third conference match of the season on Saturday afternoon, falling to the SUNY Poly Wildcats by the final score of 3-0.

SUNY Poly took a close first set by the score of 25-20 over D'Youville for a 1-0 lead. The Spartans then began to tail off as they fell in the second set 25-18 and then the Wildcats finished the match in the third with a 25-17 victory.

Senior Pat Stroh (Hamburg, NY/Hamburg) led the team with 11 kills and nine digs, followed by Karl Jauch (Lockport, NY/Starpoint) and Zac Bochacki (West Seneca, NY/West Seneca West) with seven. Ali Khadra (Williamsville, NY/Williamsville East) added five kills while Logan Krass (Oswego, NY/Oswego) had three and Danny Steck (Lancaster, NY/St. Francis) had two.

Ryan Kilijanski (West Seneca, NY/West Seneca West) recorded a team high 14 assists as James Zeiger (Lancaster, NY/Lancaster) tallied six digs and Chance MacDowell (Bloomfield, NY/Bloomfield) totaled three. Matt Marzec (Williamsville, NY/Williamsville North) had a dig and block in the match while James Oliver (Williamsville, NY/Williamsville South) had a kill.

The next match for the men comes tomorrow, March 25 as they travel to Wells to play the Express at 4:00pm.