CHICAGO - Freshman middle blocker Mike Capone (Lyons,
Ill./Morton CC/Morton) led the offensive attack with nine kills and two service
aces, but the Saint Xavier University men's volleyball team could not slow down
No. 9 ranked Hannibal-LaGrange College (Mo.) Saturday morning in a match hosted
by Robert Morris University (Ill.) at Alumni Gym in Chicago. The match lasted three sets with scores of 19-25,
17-25 and 21-25. Sophomore outside
hitter Aaron Porter (Woodridge, Ill./Downers Grove South) had a solid outing
for SXU as well Saturday finishing with six kills and 15 digs.
Johnathan Hernandez (Berwyn, Ill./Morton CC/Morton) was tough defensively for
the Cougars posting 15 digs as well.
Capone also led the team in total blocks with one solo stop and three
assisted. It was SXU's first match since
February 16 after having their tri-match cancelled Friday due to last week's
Saint Xavier (3-8
overall/3-1 MAMVIC) heads to Adrian, Mich., this evening for a road match
against Mid-America Men's Volleyball Intercollegiate Conference (MAMVIC) foe
Siena Heights University (Mich.). The
match is scheduled for a 6 p.m. (central) start.