(Game Scores: 25-19, 25-18, 25-19)
Newton, Mass. — Freshman Tyler Dorfman (West Hartford, Conn.) notched nine kills and four digs to lead Mount Ida to a 3-0 non-league college men’s volleyball victory over Southern Vermont by game scores of 25-19, 25-18 and 25-19 in a match played Friday evening at the Athletic Center.
Junior Brett Southworth (Orange, Conn.) added eight kills, seven digs and a pair of service aces in the triumph for the host Mustangs (1-2), who received six kills each and a combined five digs from sophomore Andre Foster (Davis, Calif.) and freshman Isaac Reed (Keene, N.H.). Juniors Nate Gyampo (Providence, R.I.) and Tyler Shinkle (West Deptford, N.J.) combined for four kills, four digs and five service aces for Mount Ida, which received 33 set assists, two digs and a pair of service aces from sophomore Kevin Keohane (Jefferson, N.J.) along with two digs each from junior Ethan Souza (Acushnet, Mass.) and freshman Mason Leonard (Langdon, N.H.).
Sophomore Te Hayward (Baltimore, Md.) registered seven kills and three total blocks in the setback for the visiting Mountaineers (0-2), who received 12 digs, three kills and a pair of set assists from senior El Olivares (Miami, Fla.). Freshman Zach Rogers (North Bennington, Vt.) added nine set assists and three digs for Southern Vermont, which received a combined three kills from junior Isaiah Backels (Derry, N.H.) and sophomores Carlos Rivera (Washington, D.C.) and Hans Resignac (Philadelphia, Pa.).