SPRINGFIELD, Ohio – Senior Quin Krisik posted his second career triple-double and three freshmen posted double-digit kills to lead the MSOE men's volleyball team to a 25-17, 30-32, 25-22, 25-21 win over Marymount on day two of the Jim Coleman Invitational Saturday at Pam Evans Smith Arena.
The Raiders (3-1) opened the day with their win over the Saints (1-2) before a tough sweep at the hands of Lancaster Bible (1-2), 25-18, 25-15, 25-22 in the final match of the weekend.
Match one was an impressive showing by Krisik and a host of newcomers, as the senior posted his second career triple-double and three freshmen reached double-figures in kills. He registered 11 kills, 37 assists, and 13 digs for the milestone. He chipped in four service aces in the match, as well.
Krisik was named to the Jim Coleman Invitational All-Tournament Team.
On the rookie front, Jacob Sirny, Austyn Bella, and Ben Pung combined for 38 kills on .449 attacking. Sirny had a standout match with 13 kills against just one error in 17 attacks for a .706 hitting percentage and five blocks. Bella finished with 13 kills, as well, and hit .370 on 27 attacks. Pung reached double-figures for the third-straight match to start his collegiate career with 12. He hit .360.
Behind the potent attack, MSOE hit .331 as a team with 60 kills against just 20 errors in 121 attacks. Meanwhile, Marymount was limited to .171 hitting on 111 attempts.
The Saints were led by Miles Olson's 12 kills. Remington Shahan added nine.
In the final match of the day, the Raiders hit their first cold stretch of the weekend. They hit just .060 in the match. The Chargers, on the other hand, hit .353 for the match.
Sirny led the Red & White in the match with six kills and no errors on just eight attacks for a .750 percentage. Pung and sophomore Griffin Dunn tallied five kills each.
Nate Miller had a match-best 15 kills for LBC.
The Raiders return to the court Jan. 27 with matches at Quincy and Culver-Stockton.