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Men’s Volleyball Heads to Carlow for Two Matches

Courtesy of Medaille Athletics.
Courtesy of Medaille Athletics.

D'Youville (1-3) at Carlow (0-7)

Date: Saturday, March 27, 2021

Time: 1 p.m. | 3 p.m.

Location: St. Joseph Athletic and Fitness Center (Pittsburgh, Pa.)

Live Video: Stretch Internet


Winding down the season with its final road trip of 2021, the D'Youville men's volleyball team is set to travel to Pittsburgh, Pa., for a pair of match Saturday, March 27, against NAIA opponent Carlow.

Last Time Out – The Saints fell in straight sets to local foe Daemen on Monday night, as the Wildcats were dominant in the first two sets, 25-11 and 25-12, before having to fend off D'Youville in the final set for a 25-21 win. Freshman outside hitter Joshua Roy paced the Saints with eight kills, while Anthony Dean added an ace to his 16 assists.

D'Youville by the Numbers – Roy and sophomore outside hitter Dan Busha have been the leading options for the D'Youville attack, as Roy has a team-high 2.83 kills per set and Busha is second with 1.82 kills per set. Roy also paces the Saints with a .237 hitting percentage and 1.67 digs per set, and has been the top hitter on D'Youville in every match this season. Busha and Dean have been the Saints' best servers, with Busha having a team-best 0.27 ace per set, while Dean is slightly behind him with 0.25 aces per set.

Daemen at a Glance – The Celtics are coming off a straight-set loss against Alderson Broaddus on Thursday evening. With 2.69 kills per set, Russ Cyprowski has been the main target for the Carlow offense, being the only member of the team to sit above 1.00 kill per set. Coulter Chaffee has been the Celtics top server and setter, tallying four aces and 69 assists on the season.

Follow the Saints – You can follow the D'Youville men's volleyball team on Twitter (@DYouvilleMVB) and Instagram (@dyouvillemvb).