Press Release

Spring 2011 Men's Volleyball: MACVC Championships - Bloomsburg University Harrisburg Area CC

April 2, 2011

Senior Andrew Epley led the team with 34 kills in the tournament

Senior Andrew Epley led the team with 34 kills in the tournament

BLOOMSBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania College of Technology men’s volleyball team went 1-2 at the Mid-Atlantic Club Volleyball Conference Championships Saturday. Held at Bloomsburg University, the Wildcats had a tough pool losing 1-2 to Harrisburg Community College and Kutztown University. They defeated Rutgers University 2-0 in the lone victory of the tournament. Senior Andrew Epley (Littlestown) led the team with 34 kills on the day.

Penn College (11-11) opened up the tournament with Harrisburg. The wildcats were looking to seek revenge after losing earlier in the year 1-3. They dropped the first set 25-16 before edging the team out 26-24. It was a tight match in the third with Harrisburg squeaking by 15-11. Junior James Fortenberry (Lemoyne) had a season high 14 assists while Epley led the team with 15 kills.

The Wildcats took on Rutgers next sweeping the Knights 26-24 and 25-21. Epley, sophomores Colin Grube (Trucksville) and Adam Smith (Duncannon) each notched five kills to lead the team. Fortenberry and freshman Kiet Hervet (Berwick) each had six assists.

In a must win game against Kutztown, Penn College took the first set 28-26. Despite fighting hard the Wildcats fell in the next two 25-13 and 15-13 ending tournament hopes. Epley finished with another strong performance racking up 14 kills. Smith wasn’t far behind with 10. Sophomore Brad Kabosky (Hunlock Creek) had 17 assists in the game.

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