DIII No. 6 Stevens Concludes Regular-Season Play with Sweep of DII Sacred Heart

3/28/2009

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FAIRFIELD, Conn. - Senior outside hitter Tomas Bochicchio landed 15 kills, a service ace and a pair of blocks to help lift the sixth-ranked Stevens Institute of Technology men's volleyball team to a 3-0 sweep of Division II Sacred Heart University on Saturday afternoon in Fairfield, Conn. The Ducks produced a team hitting percentage of .463 and tallied four blocks as the Ducks downed the Pioneers 30-17, 30-25, 30-25.

Senior middle hitter Andrew Cranford notched seven kills and produced a .600 hitting percentage to add to his four blocks. Senior outside hitter Joe Trinsey finished with 14 kills and a service ace as he manufactured a .500 hitting percentage and led the Ducks defensively with six blocks and 11 digs.

Sophomore outside hitter SteFan PremDas and junior outside hitter John Dennan chipped in with offensively having recorded hitting percentages of .650 and .500, respectively. Sophomore setter Brandt Grobeis dished out 42 assists in the win.

Stevens will prepare for the North East Volleyball Collegiate Association Championship held from Friday, April 3, to Saturday, April 4. Match times and first round draws will be posted later this week.

Article courtesy of Stevens athletics.

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