SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – The Johnson & Wales University men's volleyball team hung with top-ranked Springfield College, but couldn't pull off the upset. The Wildcats lost 3-0 (25-18, 25-21, 25-19) on Friday.
#1 Springfield: 11-1
Johnson & Wales: 8-8, 2-0 GNAC
The Wildcats jumped out to an 18-15 lead in the second set thanks to a Springfield error. Unfortunately, the Pride rally for a 10-3 run to take a 2-0 lead.
Both teams had good offensive production with the Wildcats hitting .306, but Springfield was better at a .442 rate.
JWU is back at home Monday to host Emerson at 7 p.m.