Milwaukee, Wis. - Sophomore outside hitter Aaron Porter (Woodridge,
Ill./Downers Grove South) and freshman middle blocker Mike Capone (Lyons,
Ill./Morton CC/Morton) each finished with nine kills, but Saint Xavier
University could not pick up the victory against Cardinal Stritch University
(Wis.) in Mid-America Men's Volleyball Intercollegiate Conference (MAMVIC) action
Wednesday evening at Panella Court in Milwaukee, Wis. The Cougars (5-12 overall/5-5 MAMVIC) dropped
the match in three sets by scores of 23-25, 22-25 and 23-25. Porter also recorded a team-best tying five
digs in Wednesday's match.
Kevin Maxwell (Chicago, Ill./Brother Rice) posted 29 set assists for SXU, while
sophomore right side hitter Evan Muys (Orland Park, Ill./Sandburg) tallied five
kills and three block assists. Sophomore
outside hitter Joe Zahalka (Downers Grove, Ill./Downers Grove South) was also
solid for the Cougars totaling four kills and five digs on the night.
Saint Xavier (5-12
overall/5-5 MAMVIC) takes the weekend off and returns to action on Tuesday, March
15, with a conference match against Milwaukee School of Engineering (Wis.). The road match is scheduled for a 7 p.m.
start in Milwaukee.