Bulldogs Falter at Fontbonne

Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie
Photo Courtesy of Mike Dickie

ST. LOUIS - The Adrian College men's volleyball team suffered a 3-1 loss on the road at Fontbonne. Joseph Campana led the Bulldogs with 33 assists while also contributing eight digs.

THE BASICS

Final Score: Fontbonne 3, Adrian 1 (23-25, 25-18, 25-16, 25-18)

Location: St. Louis, Mo. (DSAC)

Records: Fontbonne (6-2, 1-0 MCVL), Adrian (2-5, 0-1 MCVL)

HOW IT HAPPENED

Adrian jumped out to a quick 1-0 lead after building a six-point lead on the way to a 25-23 win in the first set. The Bulldogs had a team attack of .227 in the set, the largest percentage of the match.

Fontbonne built a small lead in the second set and maintained it throughout to tie the match at one game apiece. 

The Griffins tallied a 6-0 lead to begin the third set. Adrian cut the deficit to just two points, 11-9, but failed to tie or take the lead as Fontbonne took a 2-1 lead with a 25-16 decision in game three.

Fontbonne secured a ten-point lead, 22-12, before closing out the match in the fourth for a 3-1 win.

TOP DOGS

Noah Marcinkowski was the lead attacker for the Bulldogs with 13 kills. He also contributed five digs and one service ace.

Kevin Curley had the second-most digs (9) on the team and also recorded seven kills.

Avery Johnson finished with six kills and three block assists.

Kyle Bell led Adrian with 10 digs. He also registered two assists.

THE OPPOSITION

• Mark Klusman had a match-high 15 kills while also notching a solo block.

• Brendon Schwartze had 12 kills, four digs, and three block assists.

• Stephen Lendy had a double-double with 11 kills and 10 digs.

• Kyler van Rossum-O'Connell paced the Griffin attack with 31assists.

UP NEXT

The Bulldogs travel to face Greenville tomorrow, Saturday, February 17. The match is set to start at 2:00 p.m., ET.

 

Bulldogs Falter at Fontbonne
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