Men's Volleyball Falls at Saint Xavier

Lukasz Kupiec led the Scarlet Hawks in kills (6) and assists (12) on Thursday. (Photo credit: Luke Stanczyk).
Lukasz Kupiec led the Scarlet Hawks in kills (6) and assists (12) on Thursday. (Photo credit: Luke Stanczyk).

CHICAGO, Ill. - The Illinois Tech men's volleyball team made a short trip south down I-94 to Saint Xavier University on Thursday. The Scarlet Hawks were defeated in straight sets.

Scores

  • SXU 3, Tech 0 (25-20, 25-14, 25-16)

How it Happened

  • The Cougars opened up a large early lead on Tech in set one, taking an 18-9 advantage. However, the Scarlet Hawks mounted a comeback, going on a 4-0 and then a 7-1 run to pull to within four at 24-20. SXU would hang on to win 25-20.
  • After the Scarlet Hawks scored the set's first point and led 4-3 early on, but the Cougars took control and led the rest of the set.
  • In set three, Saint Xavier took a 6-2 lead before the Scarlet Hawks came back to tie the score at eight with an Evan Robeck service ace. A 5-2 Cougar run vaulted the Cougars into control, holding the lead and closing the set out by scoring the final six points.

Scarlet Hawk Standouts

Up Next

  • Tech will play at Robert Morris on Wednesday in Arlington Heights. The match is set to begin at 7:00 p.m.