by Mary Lakhan
The St. Francis Brooklyn Men’s Volleyball Team (4-9) concluded a weekend-long series with one win and three losses in North Carolina and New Jersey.
On Saturday the Terriers competed against Lees-Mcrae and Mount Olive inside the Kornegay Arena at Mount Olive, NC. The Terriers fell in both matches. On Sunday, the Terriers competed against St. Joseph’s College- LI and Stevens inside the Canavan Arena at Hoboken, NJ. It was a bitter-sweet day The Terriers as they defeated St. Joseph’s College- LI in four sets but fell to Stevens 0-3.
SATURDAY- Kornegay Arena at Mount Olive, NC.
In a five-set match, the Terriers were defeated by Lees-Mcrae Bobcats 2-3.
Set 1: 18-25, set 2: 25-15, set 3: 25-23, set 4: 19-25, set 5: 12-25.
James Henneberry recorded 14 kills, Dominick Pikura recorded nine digs, Bartek Zielinski recorded three blocks, and Andrew Piloto recorded 41 assists.
The Terriers fell in three consecutive sets against the Mount Olive Trojans, 0-3.
Set 1: 16-25, set 2: 15-25, set 3: 23-25
Bartek Zielinski recorded 11 kills, Daniel Lee recorded one block, and Andrew Piloto recorded seven digs and 22 assists.
SUNDAY- Canavan Arena at Hoboken, NJ
St. Joseph’s College- LI
The Terriers claimed their first and last victory of the weekend in their match-up against the St. Joseph’s College- LI Golden Eagles 3-1.
Set 1: 27-25, set 2: 25-18, set 3: 19-25, set 4: 25-20
Johnny Ferraro recorded 16 kills, Dominick Pikura recorded 14 digs, and Andrew Piloto recorded four blocks and 42 assists.
In three consecutive sets, the Terriers were trumped by the Stevens Ducks, 0-3.
Set 1: 20-25, set 2: 15-25, set 3: 21-25
Johnny Ferraro recorded seven kills, Michael Basile recorded 11 digs, James Henneberry recorded four blocks, and Derrick Truong recorded 20 assists.
The Terriers will be back in action on Saturday, March 7, as they head to Amherst, NY to take on Urbana at 1 p.m. and Daemen at 3 p.m.