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Saints Drop Three Matches in Final Day at Purple Raider Rumble

Saints Drop Three Matches in Final Day at Purple Raider Rumble

(ALLIANCE, Ohio) - The Thomas More men's volleyball team dropped all three of its matches today at the Mount Union Purple Raider Rumble. The Saints fell 3-0 to Trine and Penn St. Altoona and 3-1 to Thiel, moving to 1-13 on the season. 

PENN ST. ALTOONA

  • The Saints fell to the Lions by scores of 25-14, 25-15, 25-20.
  • Nick Richard led the team with 11 kills, along with one assist, one service ace, and one dig.
  • Tanner Miller held the team high with 18 assists, along with one dig.
  • Andy Geigle led the team with three digs, along with four kills.
  • Brock Cassin recorded six kills, along with three assists and one dig.
  • Robby Cox led the team with a .455 hitting percentage, recording five kills, along with one assist, and two service aces.
  • Thomas Williams recorded one kill and one dig.
  • Jakob Jones added one kill, one dig, and one block.

THIEL

  • The Saints fell to the Tomcats by scores of 17-25, 20-25, 25-23, 13-25.
  • Richard led the game with 13 kills, along with one assist, one service ace, a team-high seven digs, one block, and a tie for the team's best hitting percentage with .250.
  • Jones tied Richard, hitting .250, along with recording one kill, one service ace, and two digs.
  • Miller led the team with 27 assists, along with one service ace and three digs.
  • Geigle recorded 10 kills in the game, along with one assist and three kills.
  • Cassin recorded four kills, along with one assist, one service ace, two digs, and one block.
  • Cox recorded seven kills, along with five digs.
  • Williams added one kill in the game.

TRINE

  • The Saints fell by scores of 25-18, 25-10, 25-23.
  • Thomas More took Trine to five sets in the Trine tournament the first time they met. 
  • Richard and Cox led the team with six kills each. Richard also recording one assist and two digs while Cox added three service aces and a team-high seven digs. 
  • Miller led the team with 12 assists, along with three digs.
  • Geigle added two kills, along with one assist, one service ace two digs, and one block.
  • Cassin recorded one kill, along with three blocks. 

  • The Saints host Mount St. Joseph in their first home game of the season on Feb. 14 at 7 p.m.