BOSTON – The Johnson & Wales University men's volleyball team dropped a pair of conference contests on Saturday. The Wildcats lost 3-2 (21-25, 25-16, 20-25, 25-18, 13-15) to Lasell then fell 3-0 (17-25, 11-25, 18-25) to Wentworth.
Johnson & Wales 9-11, 3-3 GNAC
Against Lasell, the Wildcats easily won the second and fourth sets, while struggling in the first and third stanzas.
An attack error in the fifth set gave the Wildcats an 8-7 advantage.
Lasell rallied for a 14-11 margin, but an error and Sanjae Holloway block got the Wildcats back to 14-13 before Garrett Linnell's kill ended the match.
Jack Pincince had his second 20-kill match in a row with 21 winners. He added a team-high nine digs to just miss the double-double.
JWU could not get the offense going against the Leopards as the Wildcats hit .056 overall after a .185 rate in the first set.
Wentworth hit .287 and had a 45-30 advantage in digs.
The Wildcats are off until March 13-14 when they host the JWU Invitational.