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Lynx lose 3-0 to Endicott

Lynx lose 3-0 to Endicott

Story courtesy of Rob Palardy, Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Information

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Lesley University men's volleyball team lost to Endicott College on Wednesday by the score of 3-0 (30-16, 30-12, 30-12), dropping their 2010 season record to 2-9 (2-6 NECVA, 2-3 NECC). Endicott continued their unbeaten streak in NECVA New England division play, improving to 10-4 (5-0 NECVA).

The Gulls showcased a wide range of talented players in the match with junior Jordan Durant (HONOLULU, Hawaii/Maryknoll School) leading all attackers with nine kills with just one error. Durant also served up four aces in the match. Senior John Emery (WESTFORD, Mass./Westford Academy) and sophomore Joshua Bruno (ANDOVER, Mass./Andover) were also solid on the attack with six kills apiece.

Lesley's leader in this match was senior Scott Wheeler (EAST HAMPTON, Conn./East Hampton) who despite 10 errors, registered a team-high six kills.

Lynx setter Stephen Siragusa (VALLEY STREAM, N.Y./Valley Stream) dished out 17 assists while a pair of Endicott setters, Ben Foster (PENFIELD, N.Y./Penn) and Jeremy Schlosser (EMMAUS, Pa./Emmaus) combined 44 assists. Schlosser got the majority of the work as the sophomore tallied 28 assists.

Endicott's Emery dominated the first set by recording all six of his kills. The Gulls never trailed in the set and Foster, who played just the first set of the match, had dished out all 16 of his assists.

In the second set, Endicott was effective on serve with six aces, three by Durant.

Endicott sophomore Andrew Slocum (BURNT HILLS, N.Y./Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake) spiked home four kills in the third set as the Gulls cruised to victory.

Lesley will be in action on February 22 with a home conference match against Newbury College starting at 8:00 pm. Endicott hosts the Endicott Invitational on both Saturday and Sunday this weekend.