Aurora, NY – The D'Youville men's volleyball team lost their second conference match of the weekend on Sunday afternoon, falling to the Wells Express by the score of 3-0.
Wells took control of the match early. They were out to a 4-1 lead and would extend their lead to 11-6. After the Spartans scored a point to trail 15-9, the Express went on a 6-0 run and would go on to win 25-15.
It was a similar performance for Wells in the second set. Leading 8-4 they increased their lead to 15-6 and eventually 21-13 on their way to their second 25-15 win of the match.
The Express finished the job in the third set with an even more dominating win than the previous two sets. With an 11-3 lead, Wells then went up 16-8 and then scored on a 9-3 run to win the third set 25-11 and the match 3-0.
Ryan Kilijanski (West Seneca, NY/West Seneca West) led the team with 16 assists, adding two digs. James Zeiger (Lancaster, NY/Lancaster) had four digs, one behind team leader Chance MacDowell (Bloomfield, NY/Bloomfield) with five. Pat Stroh (Hamburg, NY/Hamburg) had a team high nine kills with Ali Khadra (Williamsville, NY/Williamsville East) adding four.
The next match for the men comes at home on Wednesday, March 28 as they host the Penn State-Behrend Lions at 7:00pm.