IMMACULATA, Pa. (3/22/19) – 12 Cougars registered at least one kill as the #3 Kean University men's volleyball team remained unbeaten in the Continental Volleyball Conference with a straight sets sweep of Immaculata University, 3-0 (25-8, 25-7, 25-8) on Friday evening.
Nick Buseski posted five kills and a .714 hitting percentage for the Cougars who improve to 19-4 overall and remain unbeaten at 8-0 in the CVC. Garrett Pepper tallied six kills and three digs for the Mighty Macs who remain winless at 0-14 overall and 0-7 in the CVC.
Kean extended their conference regular season match winning streak to 20 with the wire-to-wire victory over the first year program from Pennsylvania. The Cougars hit .383 for the match and dispatched the Mighty Macs in one of the fastest matches of the season, clocking in at 45 minutes.
The opening set saw the Cougars use an 18-5 run to pull away from an early 5-3 advantage. Kean jumped out to a 20-0 run in the middle set with Zach Gerken serving for all 20 points. The final set had the Cougars trailing 2-1, before a 23-6 run put everything to bed.
Gerken totaled 11 assists, six digs and three aces, while Dylan Flor totaled four kills, two digs and two solo blocks. Ian Capp and Maxim Kostin both chipped in with three kills apiece, while Jake Milnazik and Zach Noll added two kills apiece. Also Maxwell Thompson, Steven Zarzycki, Adam Casper, Duncan Beilke, Nico Mercadante and Andrew Lukasiuk all posted one kill each.
Head Coach Charlie Ginex and the Cougars will return to action on Wednesday, Mar. 27th, hosting the Scarlet Raiders of Rutgers-Newark at 7:30 p.m.