Marian University men’s volleyball (6-0, 5-0 NACC) earned their fifth sweep of the season defeating Wisconsin Lutheran 25-13, 25-9, and 25-14.
Wisconsin Lutheran opened the first set with a 5-4 lead, but the Sabres quickly recovered going on a 17-6 run to jump ahead 21-11. Marian would score the final four points of the set to take the opener 25-13. The second set saw Marian jump ahead 11-7 and with junior Jacob Jurney at the line the Sabres were able to score 12 unanswered points to go ahead 23-17. Marian was able to score two straight points to close out the set at 25-9.
The final set opened tight with the Warriors taking a 10-9 lead to start. The Sabres then put together a strong run, however, using a 12-3 spurt to go ahead 21-13. Marian then had a pair of kills from senior Isaiahs Mena and a service ace from Jurney close out the match at 25-14.
The Sabre offense dominated committing only nine errors to finish the match with a .379 hitting percentage. Freshman Derek Wills paced the offense recording 10 kills with a .533 hitting percentage, while junior Liam Skinner added seven kills on eight attacks for an .875 hitting percentage.
Marian hosts Concordia Chicago Friday, March 12 for a 7 p.m. first serve in NACC action.