Men’s Volleyball Sweeps Pine Manor, 3-0

Men’s Volleyball Sweeps Pine Manor, 3-0

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass.- The Eastern Nazarene College men's volleyball team defeated Pine Manor 3-0 Thursday evening in inter-conference action.

The Lions improve to 6-6 on the year while the Gators slide to 5-5 overall.

Colin Fischer (Lansdale, Pa.) notched a season-best 13 kills and added a pair of blocks. Derek Fowler (Williamstown, N.J.) posted 10 kills and two blocks in the match. Andrew Shaw (Weymouth, Mass.) finished with seven kills while Andrew Jayne (Quincy, Mass.) added a team-high eight digs. Matthew Tyree (Lansdale, Pa.) dished out 38 assists on the night.

The visitors narrowly prevailed in the opening set 29-27 to grab a 1-0 advantage.

Eastern Nazarene cruised to a 25-10 victory in the second game to double its lead to 2-0.

The Lions edged the hosts 25-23 in the third frame to clinch their second win over Pine Manor this season.

Josh Williams paced the Gators with seven kills on the night.

Up next, Eastern Nazarene returns to conference play March 18 with a tri-match at Elms with Southern Vermont.