Men's Volleyball Falls to Limestone

February 09, 20181st2nd3rd4thFinal
North Greenville212125141
Limestone252519253
NGUTeam StatsLC
.189Hitting Pct..254
42Kills48
19Errors18
122Total Attacks118
36Assists45
6Aces8
44Digs54
5.0Blocks9.5
NGULeadersLC
Matthew McManaway - 12
KillsF. Salinger Cenzual - 18
Jake Boldog - 32
AssistsLogan Riley - 34
Ben Hamsho - 3
AcesF. Salinger Cenzual - 4
Dustin King - 11
DigsFlorian Ruhm - 20
Jake Boldog - 3
Matthew McManaway - 3
BlocksJames Loftus - 4
Men's Volleyball Falls to Limestone
Friday, February 9, 2018
By Jessica Velasquez
Men's Volleyball Falls to Limestone

GAFFNEY, S.C. - North Greenville fell to the Limestone College Saints in four sets in a Friday night Conference Carolinas match-up (21-25, 21-25, 25-19, 14-25).

THE BASICS

  • Score: North Greenville – 1 / Limestone - 3
  • Records: NGU 5-7, 2-3 CC / LC 3-9, 1-4 CC
  • Location: Gaffney, South Carolina (Timken Center)

HOW IT HAPPENED

Frist Set

Limestone took a 5-3 lead early on in the set. The lead changed on five occasions before NGU went on a 4-0 run to take a 20-17 lead, but the Saint went on a 6-0 run to take a 23-20 lead. Ending the set in a 2-1 run to earn a 25-21 set win.

Second Set

Both teams traded points to start of the set before Limestone took a narrow 11-7 lead. The Crusaders fought hard to come back, eventually tying the score at 21-21. Limestone went on to earn the final four points of the matching, getting a 25-21 victory, going up two sets to zero.

Third Set

Being down two sets to none, the Crusaders knew they wouldn't go down without a fight as they went on a 3-1 run to start off the second set. Limestone would then fight back to take a 5-4 lead. After ten tied scores, the Crusaders went on a 9-2 run to take a 24-17 lead. North Greenville went on to win the third set 25-19.

Fourth Set

After taking an early 6-4 lead, Limestone never looked back as they took a double-digit lead 22-12, before ending the match with a final 25-14 set win.

 

INSIDE THE NGU BOX SCORE

  • Kills: McManaway (12), Lawrence (10)
  • Assists: Boldog (32)
  • Digs: King (11), Campbell (10), Boldog (9)
  • Blocks: McManaway (3), Boldog (3)

INSIDE THE LC BOX SCORE

  • Kills: Cenzual (18), Savage (16)
  • Assists: Riley (34)
  • Digs: Ruhm (20)
  • Blocks: Loftus (4), Riley (3), Malone (3)

NEXT TIME OUT

  • The Crusaders travel to King University on Tuesday, February 13th. First-serve against the Tornados is set for 7:00 PM.