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Fontbonne Downs Men's Volleyball

Fontbonne Downs Men's Volleyball

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - The Illinois Tech men's volleyball team traveled to Fontbonne University on Friday. Tech was defeated 3-1.


  • Griffins 3, Scarlet Hawks 1 (25-22, 12-25, 18-25, 17-25). 

How it Happened

  • The first set of the match was the strongest for Tech, as the Scarlet Hawks overcame an early 7-3 deficit to win the set. Tech closed the set out on a 4-0 run and clinched the match on a David Allen kill.
  • The Griffins never trailed in set two and closed things out on a 12-4 run.
  • After a back-and-forth early portion of set three, a 5-1 run for the Griffins put the hosts up 20-13, clearing the path to a 2-1 match lead.
  • The Scarlet Hawks hit outstanding in the third set at .355%. Fontbonne, however, hit .455% en route to earing the victory.

Scarlet Hawk Standouts

  • Lukasz Kupiec had another double-double with 13 kills (.379%) and 13 assists. He also had eight digs and three blocks (two assisted, one solo).
  • Allen narrowly missed a double-double with nine kills and 11 digs.
  • Andrew Woltman led Tech with 18 assists. 
  • Derek Bostick led Tech with 19 digs.
  • Evan Robeck and Kyle Bumpass each tallied four blocks (three assisted, one solo).

Stats to Know

  • The Scarlet Hawks outdug the Griffins 55-50.
  • Fontbonne had 15 assisted blocks while Tech tallied four solo and 12 assisted blocks.
  • Fontbonne outhit Tech .197% to .088%.

Up Next

  • Tech takes on both Lakeland (1:00 p.m.) and Greenville (3:00 p.m.) at Greenville on Saturday.