Quincy, MA: In Lesley's third and final game on Friday, April 7, the Lynx found Eastern Nazarene College too strong in their conference clash. The Quincy school won in straight sets; 25-11, 25-13 and 25-9. The result leaves Lesley with a 0-14 record overall and 0-8 in the NECC. This was Eastern Nazarene's final regular season game and they finish with a 14-11 record overall and 7-5 in conference.
INSIDE THE BOX SCORE:
- Early in the first set, Lesley was tied 2-2 with the hosts with the Lynx two points coming from an attack and a service error from Eastern Nazarene's Brandon Jenkins.
- The Lions then stepped up their performance with a nine point streak which included three kills from Andrew Shaw and three service aces from Kenny Sorensen.
- Lesley battled back to get within five at 14-9 before the Quincy school tagged on a six point streak to cement their lead. Eastern Nazarene had 14 points to spare in claiming the opening set.
- The Lynx capitalised on three errors from the Lions at the beginning of the second set to take a 3-2 lead. Eastern Nazarene overturned the narrow deficit with a five point streak to go 7-3 up.
- Lesley's only two kills of the second set both came from Alexander Genova, who was assisted on the second occasion by Karuna Chiemruom. Eastern Nazarene scored the final four points of the set to go 2-0 up on the night.
- A bad set by Danny Blue put a halt to Eastern Nazarene's impressive start to the third set in which they acquired the first seven points on offer. Blue's bad set was only a brief interruption to the Lions momentum as they went on another seven point streak.
- After a Lesley time out, John Gersbeck scored a kill from a Karuna Chiemruom set-up.
- Lesley's remaining seven points of the final set included two kills for opposite William Sgro. Sgro was Lesley's top performer with two kills and one service ace.
Lesley travel out of state to play Southern Vermont College in a conference double-header on Saturday, April 7. The games commence at 4 and 6pm.