Men's Volleyball Routs Neumann in Second CVC Victory

Men's Volleyball Routs Neumann in Second CVC Victory

ASTON, Pa. — The Southern Virginia University men's volleyball team won their second Continental Volleyball Conference matchup of the year Saturday afternoon with a 3-0 rout of Neumann Unversity. 

The Knights (5-4, 2-2 CVC) took the first set 25-14 before holding Neumann to 11 points in the second and third sets to secure the win.

Southern Virginia had its best-attacking game of the year with a .379 kill percentage and a season-best 10 service aces. 

Freshman Jahren Makanoa led the attack with 12 kills and three service aces for the Knights. Freshman Mark Stapley added eight kills with a pair of aces and sophomore Avery Najarian and senior Mitch Usevitch recorded six kills.

Anitelu Fonua led the Knights with 10 digs, followed by seven from Makanoa. Setters Braden Liu and Kaipo Tagaloa dished 27 and 13 assists, respectively.

Southern Virginia held Neumann to eight points scored from kills and service aces.

The Knights begin a six-match homestand with three top-ten opponents this weekend. Facing on division rival No. 5 Marymount on Friday, Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. before rematching with No. 8 Juniata on Saturday and capping off the evening with a match against No. 4 University of California Santa Cruz.