March 23, 2012

Slugs Fall to University of the Pacific

UC Santa Cruz Men's Volleyball were defeated by the Pacific Tigers.  The Slugs lost in three sets with the following scores: 18-25, 12-25, 12-25.

Sophomore Middle Blocker Will Klepac led the team with 8 kills (0.462 pct).  Senior Setter Paul Leon contributed 25 assists on the match.

The Pacific Tigers showed their strength as a Division-I program.  The Slugs struggled to maintain their passing as their opponent controlled the tempo of the match with strong serving.  A solid performance by the Slugs was not enough to defeat the Tigers.  A tough loss to take, the Slugs will use this game to improve and prepare for the upcoming CVC tournament.This loss brings their overall record to 9-5 (5-1 D-III, 4-0 CVC).

The Slugs head to their final Conference Tournament (CVC) in Milwaukee, WI.  The schedule for the weekend is as follows:

3/29  7:00 PM vs MSOE
3/30  5:00 PM vs Fontbonne
3/31  2:00 PM vs Mt. Saint Joseph's
3/31  6:00 PM vs Carthage