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Lynx Show Promise in 3-0 Loss at Pine Manor

Lynx Show Promise in 3-0 Loss at Pine Manor


Cambridge, Mass- The Lesley University Men's Volleyball team dropped their fourth match of the young season  in 3 sets at Pine Manor College.  Despite the loss, the Lynx showed some fight with close opening and closing sets, only trailing the Gators by 2 points in each.


  • Armando Bahena opened the scoring on the night with a kill to give Lesley an early 1-0 lead.
  • William Sgro, Karuna Chiemruom, and John Gersbeck each chipped in kills for the Lynx to help keep the match close.
  • A Gator kill by Derick Speight gave them a 14-13 lead, but a monster kill by Gersbeck tied it up for Lesley and kicked off a 4-1 run in favor of the Lynx, 19-17.
  • Pine Manor finished the first set with back to back kills for the win 26-24.
  • The second set saw similar back and forth action until the Gators went on a 9-0 run, good for a 20-13 lead.
  • Gersbeck was able to chip in a kill for Lesley in the dry offensive spell but the home team went on to claim set two 25-17.
  • Lesley showed some more offense in the final set with kills from Gersbeck, and Steven Newman
  • A service ace from Sgro tied the set up at 24 a piece, and then a Pine Manor attack error gave the Lynx a 25-24 lead. 
  • Three attack errors in a row by Lesley gave Pine Manor the final three points of the match, and the right to the victory on the night.
  • Gersbeck lead the Lynx with 7 kills on the night.  Chiemruom lead the defensive attack with 6 digs.


Lesley next travels to Eastern Nazarene College on Saturday March 3rd with a 1pm start time.