Men’s Volleyball Falls in Four Sets at SUNY Poly

Connor Gail (15) led Keuka College with 10 kills against SUNY Poly on Thursday
Connor Gail (15) led Keuka College with 10 kills against SUNY Poly on Thursday

MARCY, N.Y. – The Keuka College Men's Volleyball team lost on Thursday night to SUNY Poly by the score of 3-1 in a North Eastern Athletic Conference match.

The leading attacker for Keuka College (2-4, 1-3 NEAC) was Connor Gail. The junior had a team high 10 kills for the Wolves. Chris Corcoran had 20 assists to pace the offensive attack and added five digs and three blocks. Libero Nick Cantando led the team with seven digs in the loss.

Keuka College 1 (18, 25, 21, 16) vs. SUNY Poly 3 (25, 22, 25, 25)

The Wolves fell behind early against the Wildcats. SUNY Poly converted the final four points to take the first set 25-18. Keuka College responded in the second. They took advantage of Poly errors. Keuka had just two kills in the set, but they won the second 25-22 to level the match at 1-1. The third set was even between the two teams. SUNY Poly used a pair of small runs midway through the set to pullout the 25-21 victory. The Wildcats would control the final set, winning the fourth 25-16 and the match 3-1.

Lead Wolf: For the third time this season, Connor Gail led the Wolves in kills. He had 10 against SUNY Poly against just three errors. The Euclid, Ohio native finished with a team best .233 hitting percentage.

KC Notes:

  • Keuka College is now 2-11 against NEAC foe SUNY Poly. The Wolves have lost the last four matches against the Wildcats
  • With his 10 kills, Connor Gail now has 236 for his career, passing Tim Jackson (234) for sixth all-time
  • Chris Corcoran increased his career dig total to 290. He moved into fifth place in Keuka College history, passing Tom Campbell (288)

Coming up for Keuka College: The Wolves will enter a lengthy break as they play only one more match in the month of February. Keuka College will return to action on Thursday, February 23 as they travel to Wells College to face the Express.