Men’s Volleyball Logs 30 Kills in Skyline Tri-Match in Albany

Men’s Volleyball Logs 30 Kills in Skyline Tri-Match in Albany

ALBANY, N.Y. — Juniors Thomas Ambrosino (Staten Island, N.Y./New Dorp) and Alec Smalley (Fresh Meadows, N.Y./St. Francis Prep) slammed nine kills each as the St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) men's volleyball team slammed a team-best 22 kills over three sets against Yeshiva University, but dropped both ends of a Skyline Conference tri-match also falling to The Sage Colleges on Sunday afternoon in Albany.

The Basics

  • Final Score: Yeshiva def. St. Joseph's, 3-0; Sage def. St. Joseph's, 3-0.
  • Set Scores vs. Yeshiva: 25-19, 25-11, 25-11
  • Set Scores vs. Sage: 25-5, 25-6, 25-5
  • Records: Sage (12-11, 2-1), Yeshiva (5-11, 2-4), St. Joseph's (2-21, 0-3)
  • Location: Albany, N.Y.
  • Arena: Kahl Gym

How It Happened vs. Yeshiva

  • The Bears came out firing for nine kills in the opening set and neither squad jumped ahead by more than three. With the Maccabees clinging on to a 19-17 lead, they won six of the final eight points to take the first set.
  • Despite the Bears finishing 22 kills for the match, Yeshiva found their momentum and never trailed over the final two sets.
  • Thomas Ambrosino and Alec Smalley led the Bears with six kills each. Ambrosino led the defense with 12 digs.
  • McNeilsen Saint-Jean and Angelo Goutzinopoulos chipped in four kills apiece. Andre Williams added two kills along with two solo blocks.
  • Mark Antoun distributed 16 assists directing the offense to 22 kills and a .103 hitting percentage, both team season highs for a three-set affair.

How It Happened vs. Sage


Next Up for the Bears

  • The Bears will head to Purchase College for a Skyline Conference tri-match on Saturday, April 1 against the Panthers and Kean University starting at 10 a.m.