CHICAGO - Sophomore outside hitter Aaron Porter (Woodridge,
Ill./Downers Grove South) led the way with 14 kills and seven digs as the Saint
Xavier University men's volleyball team avenged an earlier week loss with a
victory over Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) in three sets Thursday
night at the Shannon Center in Chicago.
The Cougars (6-13 overall) fell to the Raiders Tuesday night in five
sets in Milwaukee, but it was a different outcome on their home court taking
the match in just three sets by scores of 25-17, 25-13 and 25-13. SXU was consistent with its attacks throughout
the match committing just eight attack errors and hitting at an impressive .413
attack percentage as a team.
Kevin Maxwell (Chicago, Ill./Brother Rice) finished with 29 set assists for Saint
Xavier, while sophomore outside hitter Joe Zahalka (Downers Grove, Ill./Downers
Grove South) had a nice night as well with eight kills and six digs. Freshman middle blocker John O'Connell
(Evergreen Park, Ill./Brother Rice) led the way defensively for the Cougars
with four block assists.
Saint Xavier (6-13
overall/5-5 MAMVIC) continues its Mid-America Men's Volleyball Intercollegiate
Conference (MAMVIC) slate on Wednesday, March 23, hosting Robert Morris
University (Ill.). The home match is
scheduled for a 7 p.m. start.