Sophomore Evan Muys led the Cougars offensively with 12 kills
Sophomore Evan Muys led the Cougars offensively with 12 kills
Cardinal Stritch University
Saint Xavier
Men's Volleyball - Wed, Mar. 2, 2011

CHICAGO - Sophomore right side hitter Evan Muys (Orland Park, Ill./Sandburg) posted 12 kills and seven digs on the night, but the Saint Xavier University men's volleyball team lost to Mid-America Men's Volleyball Intercollegiate Conference (MAMVIC) foe Cardinal Stritch University (Wis.) Wednesday night at the Shannon Center in Chicago. The match lasted four sets with CSU taking the opening one, 25-19, before SXU evened things up with a 25-20 second set. However, the Wolves closed out the match with the next two frames by scores of 25-23 and 25-21, respectively. It was the first loss at home for the Cougars, who fall to 4-9 overall and 4-2 in the MAMVIC.

Freshman middle blocker Mike Capone (Lyons, Ill./Morton CC/Morton) also had a nice night for Saint Xavier finishing with 10 kills and five block assists. Sophomore outside hitter Aaron Porter (Woodridge, Ill./Downers Grove South) contributed eight kills and seven digs for the Cougars, while freshman setter Kevin Maxwell (Chicago, Ill./Brother Rice) chipped in 33 set assists. Cardinal Stritch was led offensively by sophomore outside hitter Adam Cosson with 12 kills.

Saint Xavier (4-9 overall/4-2 MAMVIC) heads to Davenport, Iowa, tomorrow night to take on Warner Southern University (Fla.) for pair of MAMVIC match-ups on the campus of Saint Ambrose University (Iowa). SXU will play both conference matches against Warner Southern Thursday evening with the first one starting at 5 p.m. and the second at 7 p.m.