Story written and posted by Hayden Barbosa, Rivier University Assistant Sports Information Director
(Nashua, N.H.) The Rivier University men's volleyball team used a team effort Tuesday night to sweep a conference match from Wentworth Institute of Technology, 3-0, in the Muldoon Gymnasium.
The Raiders won by set scores of 25-18, 25-18 and 25-21. The Raiders improves to 20-7 overall and 11-0 in the GNAC.
Senior Khaynen Yocca (Pittsburgh, Pa.) led the way with 10 kills hitting at .471 and tallied 7 block assists. Senior Dashaun Graham (Highland Falls, N.Y.) posted 7 kills on 8 attempts hitting at .875. Freshman Jack Normandin (Clifton Park, N.Y.) also contributed 7 kills on 12 attempts, posting a .500 clip.
Junior Cam Roth (Coventry, R.I.) led the backcourt contingent with 11 digs.
Junior Pedro Campos (Downey, Calif.) posted a .200 clip after nailing down 2 kills in 5 attempts and handing out 29 assists. Campos was last weeks GNAC Offensive Player of the Week after posting a total of 48 assists for the week and 886 on the season.
The Raiders have earned themselves a bye in the first round of GNAC playoffs and will host the semi-finals at "the doon" on April, 11th.
Next in line for the Raiders will be the Saints of Emmanuel College (18-11 overall, 7-4 GNAC) in another conference head-to-head in Boston, Mass. at 7PM. The Leopards will host the Pride of Regis College (10-13 overall, 3-9 GNAC) at 11AM on Saturday.