Wolves Sweep Eagles in NEAC Match

Gavin Record (20) led the Wolves with 11 kills on Sunday -- Photo by Jysenia Dunlavey '21
Gavin Record (20) led the Wolves with 11 kills on Sunday -- Photo by Jysenia Dunlavey '21

KEUKA PARK, N.Y. — The Keuka College Men's Volleyball team moved to 2-0 in North Eastern Athletic Conference play as the Wolves swept the College of St. Elizabeth Eagles on Sunday afternoon.

Gavin Record led Keuka College (4-4, 2-0 NEAC) with 11 kills in the match. The offense flowed through twin brother Kamren Record as the junior totaled 31 assists on Sunday.

Keuka College 3 vs. College of St. Elizabeth 0 – 25-20, 25-17, 25-20

The two teams played a tight opening set. The teams traded the lead midway through the set. Keuka College got a kill by Marcus Davic at 16-17 to level the match. Keuka then took the lead on an Eagles error. From there on, Keuka would not surrender the lead. In total, there were 14 ties in the frame. Keuka College converted the final points of the set with a block by Kamren Record and Emmett O'Brien ending the first in favor of the Wolves 25-20.

Keuka College converted five unanswered points midway through the second to extend a one-point lead to a six-point lead. Gavin Record was serving for the Wolves and hit one of his two aces during the run. The Green and Gold remained in control of the second. Brad McKnight hit an ace to end the second set 25-17 as Keuka took a 2-0 lead in the match.

St. Elizabeth took the early lead in the third, but Keuka remained in the hunt for the sweep. The set would be tied 14 times in total. The final tie would come at 20-20. From there on out, the Wolves scored the last five points of the set. An error by the Eagles ended the third 25-20 as Keuka College swept the North Eastern Athletic Conference match.

KC Notes:

  • The Wolves improve to 4-0 all-time against the College of St. Elizabeth
  • Keuka College has not dropped a set in the four meetings
  • With Kamren Record's 31 assists, he becomes just the second player in Keuka College Men's Volleyball history to surpass 1,000 assists for his career. The junior sits in second place on the all-time list
  • Gavin Record now has 36 aces in his career, ranking tenth on the career list at Keuka College

Up Next for Keuka College: The Wolves will conclude their homestand with a Valentine's Day match against Medaille College. The non-conference match against the Mavericks will start at 7pm from the JMW Recreation and Athletics Center.