March 8, 2013
Slugs narrowly edged out by rival opponents Carthage College
Milwaukee, WI -- UC Santa Cruz Men's Volleyball were defeated by the Carthage Red Men. The Slugs lost in five sets with the following scores: 18-25, 23-25, 25-27, 25-21, 18-20.
Senior Outside Hitter Salvatore LaCavera led the team with 17 kills (0.153 pct) followed by Junior Outside Hitter Jacob Landel with 16 kills (0.250 pct) and Senior Opposite Hitter Harland Frost with 15 kills (0.204 pct). Senior Libero Mauro Salinas led the team with 25 digs. Senior Setter Kevin Crosby contributed 55 assists on the match.
This loss brings their overall record to 4-5 (1-1 D-III, 1-1 CVC).
The Slugs finish their trip with a double header: first taking on Fontbonne University Saturday, March 9 at 9:00 AM PST followed by a rematch against MSOE at 1:00 PM PST.
Follow the Slugs online throughout their CVC Conference Play this weekend at: http://www.msoe.edu/athletics/broadcasts.shtml