Taylor Notches New Career High as #4 Men’s Volleyball Extends Winning Streak to 23 with Victory over Cairn

UNION, N.J. (4/2/18)- Shayron Taylor notched a new career-high with 18 kills as the #4 Kean University Men's Volleyball team extended their match winning streak to 23 games with a Continental Volleyball Conference victory over Cairn University in straight sets, 3-0 (25-13, 25-19, 25-16).   

Nick Buseski totaled seven kills and posted a .636 hitting percentage for the Cougars who improve to 29-2 overall and 10-1 in the CVC. Micah Godshall totaled 10 kills and three digs for the Highlanders who fall to 11-17 overall and 2-11 in the CVC.

Taylor's previous career-high came in a 3-1 loss to Rivier University on Jan. 30th, 2016. In that contest, Taylor totaled 17 kills on 45 total attacks.

The senior proved to be the focal point of the offense with 26 attack attempts, including eight kills in the third set alone. Kean maintained a .400 hitting percentage across all three sets, including a .474 percentage in the middle set.   

Zach Gerken handed out 19 assists in a match that took less than an hour to play. Jacob Milnazik finished with four aces and three kills, while Steven Zarzycki totaled three aces and two kills.

Head Coach Charlie Ginex and the Cougars will return to action on Friday, Apr. 6th, hosting the Royals of Eastern Mennonite University for senior night beginning at 7:00 p.m. Before the game, Coach Ginex and his staff will honor seniors Steve Schrank, Nick Breslin, Taylor, Jared Warner and Brandon Lee.