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Men's Volleyball

Jets show progress in pair of 3-1 losses
Mar 13, 2015

Since winning the first match in program history against L.A. Trade Tech on February 18, the young Miramar College men's volleyball team has endured a string of five 3-0 sweeps against superior teams, sufficiently masking the slow progress of the team. That progress finally showed on the scoreboard, as the Jets finally notched set wins in two 3-1 losses, falling to SD City 25-20, 20-25, 27-25, 25-22, and losing to SD Mesa on Friday 23-25, 25-19, 25-22, 25-18.

A set two win against City set the stage for a seesaw set three between the two teams, won by the Knights in overscore and giving them momentum to a set four & match win. A lineup change by Mesa successfully negated a first set win by the Jets, propelling the Olympians to three set wins.

Against City, OPP/S Zach Wissing had a fine match, totaling 14 kills on .300 hitting, 11 digs, four aces, and 20 assists. OH Levi Vermeulen tallied 11 kills and 8 digs, OPP/S Noly Mon had 15 assists and 8 digs, while OH Caleb Deibel and MB Nate Briscoe put down 6 kills each. In the match against Mesa, Deibel led the way with 11 kills, 8 digs, and an ace; Vermeulen had 6 kills and two aces, Wissing and OPP Lance Stickney added five kills each, and Mon racked up 21 digs. Wissing also tallied 21 assists.

Consistent with the mission of San Diego Miramar College, Miramar Jets Intercollegiate Athletics will strive for academic and athletic excellence by offering model programs that fit the needs, interests, and abilities of our male and female student-athletes. In this context, excellence is focused on the physical, emotional, and intellectual well being to develop meaningful standards of character, respect, responsibility, integrity, leadership, and sportsmanship within the educational and social environment, through highly qualified educators, coaches, and state-of-the-art facilities.