CANTON, Missouri – Senior Quin Krisik posted his second triple-double in three matches to lead the 13th-ranked MSOE men's volleyball team to a 25-16, 25-20, 25-27, 25-14 victory over Culver-Stockton Sunday afternoon at Charles Field House.
The Raiders (4-2) opened the day in Quincy, Illinois, falling to Division I Quincy 20-25, 25-17, 25-20, 21-25, 15-10.
Krisik led a diverse cast in the second match with 11 kills and 10 digs. He added 11 assists in one set of primary setting duties and dished out four service aces. He had also notched a triple-double in a four-set win over No. 12 Marymount last Saturday and now has three of the program's four all-time triple-doubles.
Fifteen players saw action against CSC, with freshman Josh Kleinschmidt adding 10 kills on .538 hitting. Freshman Lucas Miller took over as setter for the bulk of the match and finished with a team-best 24 assists. Freshman Kalvin Fellows added nine.
Daniel Fohey led the Wildcats with nine kills while Shaquille Barker added eight.
MSOE hit a season-best .352 in the match with three sets well over .400 and a .565 clip in the decisive fourth frame. The Red & White had had 54 kills against just 17 errors in 105 attacks. The team also posted its third match with at least nine aces.
Culver-Stockton was limited to .120 attacking in the match.
The Raiders started the day with a morning match against the Hawks, 25 miles away and across state lines. The Red & White took the opening set but found themselves playing catch up after falling in the next two sets. The team would force a fifth frame before succumbing in the end.
MSOE committed just 25 hitting errors against 52 kills but needed 137 swings in the match, leading to a .197 hitting percentage. The team added eight more aces to its credit. Quincy hit .288 for the match, finishing it off with a .312 rate in the fifth set, its third above .300 in the match.
Omari Wheeler drove the offense with 22 kills while hitting .and Ben Rachilla chipped in 11.
The Raiders return to action Feb. 6, opening league play at Concordia Wisconsin.