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Raagas’ Setting Leads Men’s Volleyball Past Lynx

Raagas’ Setting Leads Men’s Volleyball Past Lynx

THE BASICS 

Score: Emerson 3, Lesley 0

Records: Emerson Lions (2-2) ; Lesley Lynx (0-1)

Location: Boston, Mass. (Brown & Plofker Gym)

Date: Tuesday, February 4th, 2020

The Lead: Emerson's lone senior Lucas Raagas (Cambridge, Mass.) totaled 20 assists in a sweep over his hometown Lesley Lynx on Tuesday night.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS

Emerson
Kills: WIllinger (11), Connolly (7)
Assists: Raagas (20)
Digs: Darress (9)

Lesley
Kills: Genova (6)
Assists: Bahena (5)
Digs: Pugatch (8)

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Raagas opened up the game on the serve, with the Lions winning the first 13 points of the match.  Emerson built a 16 point lead at 17-1 behind kills from Matt Connoly (Haverhill, Mass.) and Samuel Willinger (Golden Beach, Fla.). The Lions closed out the set 25-10, taking a 1-0 lead.
  • The second set was closer, with the Lions and Lynx splitting the first ten points.  Emerson rattled off an 11-3 run from here, led by two kills from Willinger, to give the Lions a 16-8 lead.  Emerson closed out the set by trading points with the Lynx, but finished at 25-15 and took a 2-0 lead.
  • The third set saw Emerson jump out to an early six point lead at 10-4.  Emerson continued to build on their lead, going on a second 10-4 run to take a 20-8 lead.  The Lions closed out the third set with the same score of the first set 25-10, taking the match 3-0.

UP NEXT

  • Emerson gets back in action on Thursday when they travel to take on the Lions of Eastern Nazarene at 7:00pm.

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