March 3, 2012

Slugs defeat Mount Saint Joseph's

UC Santa Cruz Men's Volleyball defeats Mount Saint Joseph's.  The Slugs won in three sets with the following scores: 25-19, 25-23, 25-15.

Junior Opposite Hitter Harley Frost led the team with 14 kills (0.379 pct) followed by Freshman Middle Blocker Branden Torado with 11 Kills (0.786 pct).  Junior Middle Blocker Kevin Crosby led the defense with 3 Blocks.  Sophomore Setter Steven Crane contributed 38 assists on the match.

From the beginning set, UCSC took a strong lead over the opponent by running an unstoppable offense led by the middle attack.  Key serving runs allowed the Slugs to maintain their defensive dominance throughout the match.  A combined 48 digs and 8 blocks solidified the Slug's win.  A strong performance to lead into the upcoming match against the #1 Ranked D-III opponent, Carthage College