HARRISONBURG, VA. - The Lees-McRae College men's volleyball team had their six-match win streak snapped Tuesday night in a nonconference loss to Eastern Mennonite, 3-0 (30-28, 30-22, 32-30).
All three sets were tightly contest. In the first set, the two teams stayed close until Eastern Mennonite used a 5-1 run to take a 24-20 lead on their way to win 30-28.
Set two started with the Bobcats taking an 18-14 lead, but Eastern Mennonite rallied to tie the match at 19 and hold on for the 30-22 win.
The two teams couldn't finish set three in regulation scoring, however Eastern Mennonite only need two extra points to finish the match with the 32-30 win.
Chad Mercado led the Bobcats with 13 kills, and Robbie Rowe followed with 12 kills. Kyle Gauger collected 11 digs, while Juan Ramirez handed out 32 assists. Rowe and Steven Bunning finished with three total blocks in the match.
The Bobcats will look to regain form Friday when they host Mount Olive at 3 p.m. and Grand Canyon at 7:30 p.m. in Williams Gymnasium.