Men's Volleyball Falls to Rutgers-Newark
|Kean University (23-9)||22||17||25||18||1|
Pappas, Austin - 14
B: Felipez, Manuel - 4
D: Felipez, Manuel - 6
SA: 2 Players (#5, #7 - 3)
Steve Vahalla - 14
B: Kyle Farley - 6
D: Tom Kemmerle - 7
SA: Kyle Farley - 2
|TEAM STATISTICS||Rutgers-Newark||Kean University|
UNION, N.J. (4/3/12) – The Kean University men’s volleyball team fell to Rutgers-Newark, 3-1, in non-conference action on Tuesday evening.
Rutgers-Newark (9-12) won the first two sets, before closing out the four-set victory (25-22, 25-17, 22-25, 25-18) over #14 Kean (23-9), in the Cougars final regular season home match.
For the Cougars, junior Steve Vahalla (pictured left) finished with 14 kills and three assisted blocks, while senior Christian Portera added nine kills. Rookie setters Ron Dunn and Alex Barnhard combined for 30 assists.
In the victory, senior Austin Pappas had 14 kills and three service aces, while Grant Metheny added 12 kills and Marcin Midura had 10 kills.
The Cougars close out the regular season at Princeton University on Wednesday, April 11.