Men’s volleyball team falls to Fontbonne in three sets

Photo by Brian Freiberger, Olivet College Echo
Photo by Brian Freiberger, Olivet College Echo

OLIVET, Mich. – The Olivet College men's volleyball team fell to Fontbonne (Mo.) University in three sets this afternoon inside The Cutler Event Center in Olivet.

THE BASICS
Final Score:
Fontbonne def. Olivet 25-23, 25-21, 25-21
Location: The Cutler Event Center; Olivet, Mich.
Records: Olivet 3-1 overall, Fontbonne 2-0 overall

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • After a 5-5 tie in the first set, the Comets scored four straight points to go up 9-5. Olivet continued to hold the lead until the Griffins tied the set at 20-20. The Comets put the next three points on the scoreboard to take a 23-20. Fontbonne scored the final five points for a 25-23 come-from-behind win.
  • Olivet led 3-1 in the second set. The Griffins scored the next four points to take a 4-3 lead, and they give up the lead for the rest of the set.
  • After trailing 2-1 in the third set, Fontbonne used a 3-0 run to go up 4-2. The Griffins were never down for the rest of the set.

FOR THE COMETS

FOR THE GRIFFINS

  • Emir Hadzisalihovic, Mark Klusman and Brendon Schwartze each had eight kills.
  • Jacob Lendy and Kyler van Rossum-O'Connell split time at the setter position, collecting 19 and 14 assists, respectively.
  • Four players had five digs apiece.

UP NEXT

  • Olivet hosts Adrian College next Friday night at 7 p.m.