February 11, 2006

Men's Volleyball Takes Third at MIT Invitational

Feb. 11, 2006

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. - Although both the University of New Haven and Emmanuel College won all four of its matches in the MIT Men's Volleyball Invitational, the Saints finished atop the standings as a result of an advantage in game records. Emmanuel notched a ledger of 12-1 while the Chargers posted a record of 12-2. MIT placed third this weekend after winning last year's inaugural tournament.

All-Tournament Team
Pat Bemis, Emmanuel College
Jathan Brubaker, Philadelphia Biblical University
Praveen Pamidimukkala, MIT
David Rodgers, Lasell College
Colin Safranek, Bard College
Omar Torres, University of New Haven
Stephen Yates, Emmanuel College

Tournament MVP: Erwin Villaorduna, University of New Haven

Final Standings
1. Emmanuel College
2. University of New Haven
3. MIT
4. Lasell College
5. Bard College
6. Philadelphia Biblical University
7. Hilbert College
8. Purchase College

Saturday, February 11, 2006

First Round
MIT 3, Philadelphia Biblical University 0 (30-20, 30-20, 35-33)
Lasell College 3, Hilbert College 0 (30-25, 30-20, 31-29)
University of New Haven 3, Bard College 1 (30-21, 30-21, 29-31, 30-27)
Emmanuel College 3, Purchase College 0 (30-16, 30-19, 30-13)

Second Round
Philadelphia Biblical University 3, Lasell College 0 (30-21, 30-20, 30-22)
Hilbert College 3, Purchase College 0 (30-23, 30-17, 30-28)

Third Round
University of New Haven 3, MIT 1 (30-23, 30-21, 33-35, 30-18)
Emmanuel College 3, Bard College 1 (30-23, 22-30, 31-29, 30-19)

Friday, February 10, 2006

First Round
MIT 3, Purchase College 0 (30-5, 30-15, 30-13)
Bard College 3, Lasell College 0 (30-27, 30-27, 30-11)

Second Round
University of New Haven 3, Hilbert College 0 (30-10, 30-15, 30-19)
Emmanuel College 3, Philadelphia Biblical University 0 (30-17, 30-28, 30-27)

Third Round
MIT 3, Bard College 0 (30-14, 30-17, 30-27)
University of New Haven 3, Philadelphia Biblical University 0 (31-29, 30-16, 30-14)
Emmanuel College 3, Hilbert College 0 (30-14, 30-12, 30-24)
Lasell College 3, Purchase College 0 (30-13, 30-26, 30-20)