Men’s Volleyball Falls at Saint Xavier

The Illinois Tech Men’s Volleyball team traveled┬áto Saint Xavier University on January 19. The Scarlet Hawks were defeated in straight sets.

Scores

  • SXU 3, Illinois Tech 0 (25-20, 25-14, 25-16)

How it Happened

  • The Cougars opened up a large lead early on in set one, taking an 18-9 advantage. However, the Scarlet Hawks mounted a comeback, going on a 4-0 and then a 7-1 run to pull to within four at 24-20. SXU would hang on to win 25-20.
  • After the Scarlet Hawks scored the set’s first point and led 4-3 early on, the Cougars took control and led the rest of the set.
  • In set three, Saint Xavier took a 6-2 lead before the Scarlet Hawks came back to tie the score at eight with an Evan Robeck service ace. A 5-2 Cougar run vaulted the Cougars into control, holding the lead and closing the set out by scoring the final six points.

Scarlet Hawk Standouts

Up Next

  • Illinois Tech will play at Robert Morris on Wednesday, January 25 at 7 p.m. in Arlington Heights.