Men's College Volleyball

QU wins in season opener over Culver-Stockton

Posted: Jan. 13, 2018 12:01 am Updated: Jan. 13, 2018 11:25 pm

QUINCY, Ill. -- The Quincy University men's volleyball team won its first match of the season, defeating Culver-Stockton 25-17, 20-25, 25-14, 25-21 on Saturday night. It was the first victory for first-year coach Gavin Mueller

After the teams split the first two sets, the Hawks went on a 5-0 run in the third set to take a 12-7 lead and never relinquished it.

The Hawks led 6-1 in the fourth set, but the Wildcats eventually tied the score at 13. QU then scored seven of the next nine points to take a 19-15 lead, and it never trailed again.

Anthony Winter led QU with 16 kills. Thane Fanfulik had nine digs for the Hawks. Culver-Stockton was led by Ammuniki Wood's 11 kills.