PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Lesley University men's volleyball team dropped a non-conference match to a tough Johnson & Wales squad in three sets, Monday evening. First year outside hitter Michael Foglia (Wayne, N.J.) was nearly flawless from the floor as he led the Wildcats to victory notching 16 kills on 22 attempts and just one miscue.
Johnson & Wales climbs back to .500 on the season improving to 9-9 while Lesley drops to 0-10 on the year.
Senior outside hitter Jason Hulteen (Galena, Ohio) led the way with two kills and a solo block on the night while junior setter Karuna Chiemroum (Cranston, R.I.) paced the offense with two set assists. In addition, the Rhode Island native also tallied two kills of his own while being solid defensively notching three defensive digs. First year outside hitter Patrick Corcoran (West Hartford, Conn.) continued to improve on the court leading the Lynx defensively with a season-best six defensive digs.
First year middle blocker Josh Pitzer (North Kingstown, R.I.) was nearly perfect from the floor posting a staggering .571 attack percentage with four kills on seven attempts while junior defensive specialist Hayden Crust (Irvine, Calif.) followed up with three kills. Sophomore setter Jason Rhee (Aurora, Calif.) paced the offense tallying 23 set assists.
The Lynx return ot the hard-court and New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) action Wednesday evening when they travel to Brookline, Mass. to face Newbury College at 7:00 p.m.