Feb. 4, 2009
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Double-digit attack efforts by Eric Reuland, Scott Pollom, Michael Demyttenaere, and Garrett Winther would not be enough as nationally-ranked No. 7 Newbury College defeated MIT, 30-32, 30-28, 30-18, 30-20, on Tuesday. With the loss, the Engineers' record moved to 4-6 overall and 3-2 in NECVA New England Division action.
Pollom posted 12 kills, a. 400 hitting percentage, and nine blocks while Reuland notched a team-high 14 kills to go along with 10 digs. Demyttenaere tallied 11 kills, a .368 hitting performance, five blocks, and two aces as Winther contributed 11 kills and seven digs. Philip Rogoz amassed 51 assists, 13 digs, and four blocks while David Thomas bolstered the Cardinal and Gray's attack with nine kills. Eugene Jang paced the defense with 16 digs as Jeremy Velazquez added 12 of his own.