On Tuesday, the offense of the men's volleyball team came out strong and shut out Mount Ida College for the second time this season in a game where Emerson had more kills, fewer errors, and never trailed.
In the first set, Alex Frapech, a freshman communication studies major and an outside hitter, swung .714 and helped the team hit an overall percentage of .406.
Emerson's starting six had 38 kills – six more then the entire Mustang lineup, including a total of 16 kills in the first set.
The Lions also averaged a .349 hitting percentage, more than triple their opponent's average of .099.
The team also only committed 10 errors compared to Mount Ida, who struggled with errors all night, ending with a total of 23, including nine alone in the second and third set.
After completing their third sweep of the season 25-21, 25-17, and 25-23, the Lions snap a four - game loosing streak and are now 6-9 overall and 0-4 in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC).
Emerson currently ranks fifth in GNAC rankings with 16 games left in the season.
The team's next game is today at 7 p.m. against Daniel Webster College.
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