Men’s Volleyball Drops Pair to York and Southern Virginia

Men’s Volleyball Drops Pair to York and Southern Virginia

JAMAICA, N.Y. — Junior Thomas Ambrosino (Staten Island, N.Y./New Dorp) paced the attack with eight kills on the afternoon as the St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) men's volleyball team dropped a pair of straight-set decisions to York College and Southern Virginia University on Saturday morning.

The Basics

  • Final Scores: York def. St. Joseph's, 3-0; Southern Virginia def. St. Joseph's, 3-0
  • Set Scores vs. York: 25-14, 25-17, 25-12
  • Set Scores vs. SVU: 25-10, 25-6, 25-9
  • Records: St. Joseph's (1-12), York (2-7), Southern Virginia (10-4)
  • Location: Jamaica, N.Y.
  • Arena: York College Gym

How It Happened vs. York

  • The Bears remained close throughout the early goings of the first set before York scored eight unanswered to pull away for good.
  • Thomas Ambrosino had five kills and a block lead the Bears with 5.5 points.
  • McNeilsen Saint-Jean had a kill and a block.
  • Mark Antoun had six assists and landed two aces.
  • Andre Williams and Alec Smalley both added a kill and brought up a match-high 10 digs to lead the defense.

How It Happened vs. Southern Virginia

  • A 10-win Knight squad was too much for the Bears as they hit .600 for the match, slamming 34 kills against just four errors and landed 26 aces.
  • Ambrosino and Smalley paced the Bears attack with three kills apiece, Smalley also with three digs. 

Next Up for the Bears

  • St. Joseph's has a week-and-a-half off before returning to action at John Jay College for a non-conference match on March 1 starting at 6 p.m.