Baruch Sweeps UNH Men’s Volleyball

The Charger Bulletin

NEW YORK, N.Y. – After a 10-day layoff, the University of New Haven men’s volleyball returned to action on Tuesday evening at Baruch College where they were swept, 3-0 (30-21, 30-16, 30-19), by the Bearcats. The Chargers fall to 2-4 overall while Baruch improves to 21-8 this season.

Peter Kazlas led the Chargers with 12 kills and six errors on 21 attempts. Julian du Pont added five kills and Ryan Earl led the team with 16 assists.

The Chargers struggled at the net, hitting just .013 percent. The Bearcats hit .361 percent and totaled 37 kills.

The Chargers were close for the first third of the opening set, but fell behind quickly. The Bearcats turned a 10-10 tie into a 20-15 lead and eventually a 30-21 victory.

In the second set the Chargers scored the first point, but the Bearcats answered by scoring 14 of the next 16 points and taking a 14-5 lead. UNH nearly went point-for-point with Baruch in the remaining points of the set, but could not recover from the early set troubles.

The final set was very similar to the second set as the Bearcats opened with an 11-2 run. Baruch also held a nine point lead at the 19-10 mark and sealed the victory with three of the last four points and a 30-19 victory.

The Chargers return to action on Friday, February 27 when they host Rivier College at Charger Gymnasium. Game time is set for 7 p.m.