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Griffins Cruise Past York For 15th Win On Year

Photo credit: Anthony LaRocca
Photo credit: Anthony LaRocca

JAMAICA, N.Y. – The Fontbonne University men's volleyball team improved to 15-1 on the season after a sweep over York on Wednesday night.

Final: Fontbonne 3, York 0 (25-10, 25-14, 25-14)

Location: Jamaica, N.Y.

Records: Fontbonne 15-1, York 2-13

How It Happened

In the first set, the Griffins jumped out to a 13-8 lead on a kill from Jacob Hartmann. It was all Fontbonne from there as they outscored York 12-2 for the 25-10 win.

In the second set, the Griffins owned a 12-7 lead on consecutive kills from Braden Woolsey and Grant Garza. The team stretched its advantage out to 20-12 and were able to go on for the 25-14 victory on back-to-back kills from Cameron Graves.

After a block from Kevin Campbell put the Cardinals down 7-5, the Griffins rattled off a 4-0 run to gain some breathing room at 11-5. The team expanded its lead out to 20-9 and never looked back as they cruised to the 25-14 set and match win.

Inside The Numbers

  • Fontbonne ended with 35 kill and a .424 hitting percentage.
  • The team got it done at the service line with a season-high 16 service aces.
  • The Cardinals ended with 17 kills and 18 errors for a negative -.016 hitting percentage.

Fontbonne Leaders

  • Cameron Graves led with a career-high nine kills and .750 hitting percentage.
  • Woolsey concluded with seven kills and a match-high .875 hitting percentage.
  • Mark Klusman posted a season-high 14 assists and tied Sebastian Roca with four digs.
  • Nate Paasch had a team-high five service aces.

York Leaders

  • Kevin Campbell concluded with a match-high 10 kills.
  • Juan Rodriguez finished with 13 assists.

Up Next

The Griffins close out its trip tomorrow night against Brooklyn. First-service at 6 p.m.

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