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