April 5, 2014

MIT Outlasts UC Santa Cruz for MIT Scramble Tournament Title

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In a back-and-forth five-set thriller, No. 8 MIT emerged with a 25-18, 16-25, 25-19, 16-25, 15-11 victory over No. 6 UC Santa Cruz to claim its first MIT Men's Volleyball Scramble Tournament championship on Saturday.

 

All-Tournament Team

Anthony Barahona, Southern Vermont College

Henry Kasiske, Bard College

Michael Vellutato, Elmira College

Ben Crusinberry, Hunter College

Jake Landel, UC Santa Cruz

Harley Frost, UC Santa Cruz

Kenny Siebert, MIT

 

Tournament MVP: Paul Syta, MIT

 

Final Standings

1. MIT (4-0)

2. UC Santa Cruz (3-1)

3. Hunter College (2-2; defeated Elmira)

4. Elmira College (2-2; lost to Hunter)

5. Southern Vermont College (1-3)

6. Bard College (0-4)

 

Saturday, April 5

#8 MIT def. Southern Vermont College, 3-0 (26-24, 25-18, 25-18)

#10 Elmira College def. Bard College, 3-0 (25-20, 25-14, 25-11)

#6 UC Santa Cruz def. Hunter College, 3-0 (25-18, 25-15, 25-23)

 

#8 MIT def. #6 UC Santa Cruz, 3-2 (25-18, 16-25, 25-19, 16-25, 15-11)

Hunter College def. #10 Elmira College, 3-1 (19-25, 25-13, 25-22, 26-24)

Southern Vermont College def. Bard College, 3-0 (25-23, 25-16, 25-23)
 

Friday, April 4

#8 MIT def. Hunter College, 3-1 (25-11, 18-25, 25-22, 25-18)

#10 Elmira College def. Southern Vermont College, 3-0 (25-22, 25-16, 25-23)

#6 UC Santa Cruz def. Bard, 3-0 (25-6, 25-17, 25-11)

 

#8 MIT def. Bard College, 3-0 (25-18, 25-16, 25-14)

#6 UC Santa Cruz def. #10 Elmira (25-23, 25-21, 29-27)

Hunter College def. Southern Vermont College, 3-0 (25-21, 25-21, 25-18)

 

-Contact: Mindy Brauer (617) 253-7946mbrauer@mit.edu