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IPFW volleyball bounces back for sweep

Rivera hits 1,000th kill of his career

Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 2:13 am

The IPFW men's volleyball team bounced back from Tuesday's loss at Ball State with a 25-11, 25-22, 25-15 win over Lees-McRae at Gates Sports Center on Friday night. The No. 12-ranked Volleydons, 14-4, were led by 10 kills, seven digs and four aces from senior Eddie Rivera. Lees-McRae is 12-8.

The win improves IPFW to 14-4 on the season, the third-best 18-match start to a season in school history, behind only the 15-3 records that the 1998 and 1999 teams put together.

Andrew Sellan knocked down a team-high 12 kills, Rivera's total included the 1,000th kil of his career in the second set. Gabriel Quinones dished out 17 assists, with Jordan Armstrong giving out 11. IPFW hit 11 aces.

IPFW hosts New Jersey Institute of Technology at 7 p.m.