Crusaders shutout by Barton

March 23, 20181st2nd3rdFinal
North Greenville2018220
Barton2525253
NGUTeam StatsBARTON
.262Hitting Pct..374
34Kills44
12Errors10
84Total Attacks91
33Assists40
5Aces4
34Digs32
2.0Blocks3.0
NGULeadersBARTON
Aaron Campbell - 10
KillsAngelos Mandilaris - 18
Jake Boldog - 30
AssistsOscar Fiorentino - 38
Jake Boldog - 1
Jackson Gilbert - 1
Aaron Campbell - 1
Ben Hamsho - 1
Matthew McManaway - 1
AcesNick Leary - 2
Dustin King - 10
DigsTim Wiese - 10
Jake Boldog - 1
Jackson Gilbert - 1
Ben Hamsho - 1
Matthew McManaway - 1
BlocksAleksa Brkovic - 2
Crusaders shutout by Barton
Friday, March 23, 2018
Crusaders shutout by Barton

Wilson, N.C. – Aaron Campbell dished out 10-kills on Friday night but it wasn’t enough to lift North Greenville over Barton who earned a 3 – 0 (20 – 25 / 18 – 25 / 22 – 25) win over the Crusaders.

The Basics

  • Score: Crusaders – 0 / Bulldogs – 3
  • Records: North Greenville 11 – 12 (5 – 6) / Barton College 16 – 6 (12 – 0)
  • Location: Wilson, North Carolina (Barton College)

How it Happened

  • The Bulldogs were more consistent than North Greenville on offense on Friday night, averaging a .394 hitting percentage per set while the Crusaders hit just .262.
  • North Greenville struggled to get it going in the opening frame, finishing with just 11 – kills with seven errors.
  • The Bulldogs answered with 14 – kills but took advantage of seven NGU attack errors.
  • North Greenville led early in the second and third sets but was unable to pull away from the Bulldogs.
  • The Crusaders had their best hitting performance of the night in the second frame but it was matched by Barton who also had its best.
  • North Greenville tried to bounce back late in the third frame when a kill from Matthew McManaway pulled NGU to within 19 – 21.
  • The Crusaders hung around in the final points, answering points from the Bulldogs with a Barton error and a Hamsho kill but the Bulldogs finished off the Crusader with consecutive kills to end the suspense.

Inside the North Greenville Box Score

  • Campbell led the team on offense but had five digs to go along with the team high in kills.
  • McManaway finished with eight spikes while Jake Boldog dished out 30 assists.
  • Dustin King led the Crusaders with 10-digs

Next Time Out

  • The Crusaders travel up the road to Mount Olive to take on the Trojans at 2 pm on Saturday afternoon.