January 4, 2013

Slugs drop season opener to Concordia University

IRVINE, CA -- UC Santa Cruz Men's Volleyball were defeated by the Concordia Eagles.  The Slugs lost in three sets with the following scores: 14-25, 15-25, 15-25.

Senior Outside Hitter Salvatore LaCavera III led the team with 12 kills (0.333 pct).  Senior Setter Kevin Crosby contributed 22 assists on the match.

The Slugs began the match well, keeping pace with their opponents.  Strong serving by Concordia put the Slugs down early and ultimately allowed their opponents to make key runs in each set.  Despite playing from behind, the Slugs battled each point allowing their defensive system to develop throughout the match.

This loss brings their overall record to 0-1 (0-0 D-III, 0-0 CVC).