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Bisons Back to .500 with Win Over Saints

Bisons Back to .500 with Win Over Saints

Sophomores Ray Wang and Lance Law each recorded 19 kills in Nichols College's 3-1 win over Emmanuel (MA) College Thursday night in non-conference men's volleyball action at the Nichols Athletic Center.
 
Sophomore Collin Hunter added 16 digs and nine kills while senior Oscar Chavez led all student-athletes with 18 digs. The Bison (2-2) won an epic game one, 38-36, before dropping game two, 26-24. They went on to win games three (27-25) and four (25-21).
 
Seamus McDonagh paced the Saints (1-3) with 16 kills to go along with 29 kills and three service aces. Mike Kokoros had 15 kills for the visitors, who it .211 for the match.
 
Law led the Bison in the marathon opening game with eight kills while Wang notched seven kills, Chavez tallied seven digs, and Keohane dealt nine assists. Korokos has seven for Emmanuel (MA).
 
Three things you need to know...
            -Tonight's contest marked the third all-time meeting between Nichols College and Emmanuel (MA) College. The Bison now lead the series, 2-1.
            -The 38 points scored by the Bison in the first set is the most in program history, surpassing the previous mark of 31 against Emmanuel (MA) on February 2, 2019 (31-29).
            -Senior Kevin Keohane hand out a career-high 40 assists and also racked up six kills.