March 7, 2010

Milwaukee School of Engineering Captures MIT Men's Volleyball Invitational Title

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Using tie-breaking procedures to determine the champion of the Sixth Annual MIT Men’s Volleyball Invitational, Milwaukee School of Engineering edged out defending champion Emmanuel College for the crown on Sunday. Both squads posted unblemished marks throughout the weekend, but using total point differential to resolve the deadlock, the Raiders notched 24 more points to collect the title in their tournament debut.

All-Tournament Team
Spencer Parker, Lasell College
Randy Hansen, Carthage College
Mike Demyttenaere, MIT
Tyson Rietz, Emmanuel College
Chris Brandt, Milwaukee School of Engineering
Max Martin, Milwaukee School of Engineering

Tournament MVP: Curtis Abram, Emmanuel College

Final Standings
1. Milwaukee School of Engineering (4-0)*
2. Emmanuel College (4-0)*
3. MIT (3-1)
4. Carthage College (2-2) #
5. Lasell College (2-2) #
6. University of New Haven (1-3)
7. Bard College (0-4) ^
8. College of Mount Saint Vincent (0-4) ^

* MSOE and Emmanuel both had 12-1 game records, tie broken using point differential (+128/+104)
# Carthage and Lasell tie broken based on head-to-head result (Carthage def. Lasell, 3-1)
^ Tie broken based on set record for the total competition (Bard, 2-12; Mount Saint Vincent, 1-12)


Sunday, March 7
MIT def. College of Mount Saint Vincent, 3-0 (30-10, 30-25, 30-14)
Emmanuel College def. No. 5 Carthage College, 3-1 (37-35, 31-29, 30-32, 30-27)
No. 10 Milwaukee School of Engineering def. Lasell College, 3-0 (30-13, 30-25, 30-19)
University of New Haven def. Bard College, 3-2 (30-26, 27-30, 28-30, 35-33, 15-7)

MIT def. No. 5 Carthage College, 3-1 (28-30, 30-19, 30-25, 30-22)
No. 10 Milwaukee School of Engineering def Bard College, 3-0 (30-13, 30-19, 30-17)
Emmanuel College def. College of Mount Saint Vincent, 3-0 (30-14, 30-13, 30-21)
Lasell College def. University of New Haven, 3-0 (30-20, 30-15, 30-25)

Saturday, March 6
MIT def. Bard College, 3-0 (30-19, 30-17, 31-29)
No. 5 Carthage College def. Lasell College, 3-1 (30-25, 18-30, 30-18, 30-27)
Emmanuel College def. University of New Haven, 3-0 (30-22, 30-21, 30-25)
No. 10 Milwaukee School of Engineering def. College of Mount Saint Vincent, 3-0 (30-17, 30-17, 30-16)

No. 10 Milwaukee School of Engineering def. MIT, 3-1 (25-30, 30-20, 30-26, 30-25)
No. 5 Carthage College def. University of New Haven, 3-0 (30-22, 30-22, 30-17)
Emmanuel College def. Bard College, 3-0 (30-13, 30-25, 30-17)
Lasell College def. College of Mount Saint Vincent, 3-1 (30-28, 27-30, 31-29, 30-20)