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Men’s Volleyball Fights Hard in All Three Sets; Loses Match To Marian (Wis.) Friday

(photo credit: Judith Rackow).
(photo credit: Judith Rackow).

CHICAGO, Ill. – The Illinois Tech men's volleyball team played three close sets but came up short against Marian (Wis.) Friday.

The Sabres (2-7, 2-1 NACC) defeated the Scarlet Hawks (0-7, 0-3 NACC) in three sets, 25-22, 25-23, 25-23, at the Keating Sports Center on Friday.

How It Happened 

  • Marian jumped out to a 9-3 lead early in the first set but then Illinois Tech looked to fight back and made it 24-22 but the Sabres got the last point.
  • The Scarlet Hawks had an early 9-6 lead but the Sabres came back and took the second set.
  • Illinois Tech led 10-7 midway through the third set then Marian tied it at 11. Both teams went back-and-forth for the next few points to make it tied at 19.
  • Marian pulled away after being tied 19 by scoring the last six out of 10 points to win 25-23.

Scarlet Hawk Standouts

Up Next

  • Illinois Tech has a quick turnaround as the Scarlet Hawks host Concordia Chicago at the Keating Sports Center starting at 11:00 a.m. CT.