Bulldogs Fall To Emerson 3-0

Bulldogs Fall To Emerson 3-0

Franklin, MASS.- The Dean College Bulldogs Men's Volleyball team fell to Emerson College on Saturday at Pieri Gym, 3-0 in straight sets.  

Emerson jumped all over the Bulldogs early.  The Lions jumped out to a 12-4 lead and never looked back.  A kill from Mark Piorkowski extended the lead to 18-6, as Emerson cruised to a 25-9 first set victory.

The Bulldogs hung tough early in the second set, but Emerson started to pull away midway through the frame.  Emerson scored 6 straight points to take a 13-4 lead.  The Bulldogs got 2 of the next 3 points to cut into the deficit, but Emerson responded with a 11-5 run to close out the set.  

Emerson jumped out to a 10-2 lead in the final set.  The Bulldogs battled back and cut the lead to 17-10 midway through the set.  Emerson pulled away at the end of the set and scored 5 straight points to secure the match.

Dean was led by Moussa Seck with 2 kills.  Logan Muise and Justin Freitas also added a kill.  Gabriel McClain had 4 assists. Pepe Veira had 8 digs and Cedric Lewis and McClain both had 6 digs. 

Emerson was led by Piorkowski, who had 6 kills and 3 digs.  He also added 6 service aces.

Win Kittivatcharapong  had 5 kills.  Diego Garcia had 10 digs and Nick Rusk had 10 assists.

The Bulldogs will play Emerson again for the next contest, traveling to Boston on Thursday for a 7:00 game.  The game will be played at Suffolk University.  

*All Stats Are Unofffical