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Men's Volleyball takes 3-0 sweep over Lesley

Men's Volleyball takes 3-0 sweep over Lesley

THE BASICS 

Score: Emerson 3, Lesley 0 

Records: Emerson Lions (2-10, 0-5 GNAC) ; Lesley Lynx (0-1)

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

Date: March 1, 2022

The Lead: Senior Josh Elliot notched 10 of the Lions 30 total aces on Tuesday night at Brown and Plofker Gym as Emerson defeated Lesley 3-0

 

INSIDE THE NUMBERS 

EMERSON 

Josh Elliot: 10 aces, 8 assists

Bayden Slavik: 10 assists, 4 aces

Ramsis De Los Santos: 6 kills, 2 aces

Jack Meissner: 5 kills

 

Lesley

Christian Castro: 2 digs

Marco Powells: 1 block

Kyle Murphy: 1 block, 1 dig


HOW IT HAPPENED 

SET ONE 

  • Emerson would jump out to a commanding 13-0 lead to begin the first set, led by Senior Josh Elliot who compiled 8 aces in this stretch.
  • An attack error by Emerson would get Lesley on the board but the Lynx were unable to build any momentum.
  • Back-to-back kills by Sophomore Neiko Pittman and Freshman Jack Meissner, the Lions held a 18-2 lead.
  • Lesley would add two more points on an attack error and service error by the Lions, but Emerson would close out the set by a score of 25-4.


SET TWO

  • Freshman Ramsis De Los Santos would strike first in the second set, before a service error by Emerson would even the score at 1-1.
  • The two teams would trade points with Emerson holding on to a one-point lead at 4-3.
  • The Lions would string together 9 straight points behind four aces from Junior Jerick Lou.
  • Emerson would build their lead to 15-4 before a block by Lesley's Marco Powells and Kyle Murphy would bring the lead to 15-5.
  • Again, the Lynx were unable to capture any momentum before Emerson could claim a 25-6 victory in set two.


SET THREE

  • The Lions would again jump out to a quick 7-0 lead behind four aces by Freshman Bayden Slavik.
  • Senior Rory Dobbins would add two aces of his own as the Lions built a 10-1 lead.
  • Junior Jackson Gordon would add five aces in the midst of a 10-0 run by Emerson, pushing their lead to 23-3
  • Two service errors by Lesley would give the Lions a 25-5 victory in set three and securing the 3-0 match sweep.

 


UP NEXT

  • The Lions stay at home as they host Endicott on Thursday, March 3rd at 7pm.