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Men’s Volleyball Blanks Emerson 3-0

Men’s Volleyball Blanks Emerson 3-0

PROVIDENCE, RI – The Johnson & Wales University men's volleyball team stayed perfect in GNAC play on Monday. The Wildcats defeated Emerson College 3-0 (25-13, 25-20, 25-15).

Emerson: 3-5, 0-1 GNAC
Johnson & Wales: 9-8, 2-1 GNAC

Statistical Leaders:
Jack Pincince (JWU): 9 kills, 6 digs, 6 blocks
Ben Naouai (JWU): 8 kills, 5 digs
Parker Gray (EC): 8 kills, 9 digs

Of Note:
Strong serving by the Wildcats broke open a close first set.  Josh Pitzer served six-straight points to give the Wildcats a 23-11 advantage.

A service error tied set two at 10-10, but from there the Wildcats went on a 6-1 run that was capped by a Jack Pincince kill.

The JWU offense was firing on all cylinders as the Wildcat hit .355 – their second-highest rate of the year – while holding Emerson to .046.

Pincince led the way offensively, tallying nine kills to go along with six digs and five blocks. Rookie Ben Naouai had eight kills and classmate Joao Boaventura chipped in six.

Up Next:
JWU is back at home Wednesday to face 13th-ranked Rivier at 7 p.m.