Wolves Win Five-Set NEAC Match at Wilson College

Gavin Record (20) set a new personal best with 14 kills on Sunday
Gavin Record (20) set a new personal best with 14 kills on Sunday

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — The Keuka College Men's Volleyball team defeated hosts Wilson College in five sets in a North Eastern Athletic Conference match on Sunday.

Keuka College (5-12, 2-3 NEAC) was led by Connor Gail with 15 kills. Freshman Gavin Record set a new career-high 14 kills. Nick Cantando led with 20 digs and senior Chris Corcoran had 41 assists to go with his 10 digs.

Keuka College 3 at Wilson College 2 – 25-23, 23-25, 23-25, 25-21, 15-9

The Wolves won the opening set 25-23, but the Phoenix flipped the script in the second, winning the frame 25-23. That score would prevail in the third set as well as Wilson College took a 2-1 lead in the match.

Keuka College responded in the fourth to extend the match. The Green and Gold had 10 kills in the set against just two errors as they defeated Wilson 25-21 to force a fifth and final set. In that fifth set, Keuka had their best attacking set of the match. The Wolves had 10 kills and just one error as they won the fifth set 15-9, winning the match 3-2.

KC Notes:

  • The Wolves are now 4-1 all-time against Wilson College in North Eastern Athletic Conference matches and 4-2 overall
  • It was Keuka College's first five-set win of the season
  • The Wolves posted a .254 hitting percentage, setting a new Keuka College record for a five-set match
  • Christian Nickerson had four aces in the match, the second-most every in a five set match in program history

Up Next for Keuka College: The Wolves play their final home match of the season at 6pm on Tuesday at the JMW Recreation and Athletics Center. Keuka College will host the Medaille College Mavericks. The Wolves have never defeated the Mavericks in eight meetings.