Emerson swept Regis with a 3-0 win and has now improved to 7-4 overall while Regis's record stands at 2-9.
During the first set, both teams remained extremely close. In the beginning of the set both teams traded points and were tied at 8, until Emerson pulled away with a 5 point streak raising the score 13-8. Emerson boasted 12 kills and only 2 errors overall in the set against Regis's 8 kills and 7 errors. Emerson won the set 25-17.
Emerson widened the gap in the second set with a final score of 25-16. Despite the score, Regis played competitive set while the Lions errors increased.
The third set was the closest of them all, ending with a score of 25-20. Although Emerson was able to maintain their lead throughout the set, Regis kept it close early on. The Lion's increased their lead to 21-13 thanks to efforts from Senior Captain Connor Burton, but Regis wasn't about to go down without a fight. Jon Fuentes of Regis scored a kill late in the set in an effort to extend the match, but ultimately Emerson's lead proved too much.
Emerson junior Jackson Wiley lead both the Lions, and match in kills with 9. Marcos Aguirre led Regis's scoreboard with an impressive 6 kills overall. Emerson's Ben Hillman had a good night with 8 kills.Emerson Men's Volleyball plays next against Johnson and Wales at Home on February 26 at 7:00pm