Men’s volleyball team tripped up by Adrian in three sets

Men’s volleyball team tripped up by Adrian in three sets

ADRIAN, Mich. – The Olivet College men's volleyball team suffered a three-set loss to Adrian College in a Midwest Collegiate Volleyball League match this evening at the Merillat Center in Adrian.

THE BASICS
Final Score:
Adrian def. Olivet 25-18, 25-12, 25-20
Location: Merillat Center; Adrian, Mich.
Records: Olivet 6-16 overall, 0-9 MCVL; Adrian 8-14 overall, 3-6 MCVL

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Early in the first set, neither team led by more than one point. The Bulldogs used a 7-2 run to turn a 5-4 lead into a 12-6 advantage. The Comets cut their deficit on three occasions. After the last time at 17-14, Adrian scored eight of the final 12 points to win the set, 25-18.
  • The Bulldogs surged ahead 5-1 to start the second set. The Comets were not able to recover from the deficit, as Adrian went on to win the set by a 25-12 score.
  • In the third set, Olivet scored the first point before Adrian scored the next two points. The Bulldogs did not trail for the rest of the set.

FOR THE COMETS

FOR THE BULLDOGS

  • Noah Marcinkowski posted a match-high 12 kills.
  • Mike Gold was next with 10 kills to go along with a match-best .750 attack percentage.
  • Joseph Campana dished out 35 set assists.
  • Kyle Bell tallied a mach-leading 11 digs.

UP NEXT

  • The Comets conclude their season tomorrow with 3 p.m. match at Hiram (Ohio) College.