February 28, 2009

Sunday Schedule/Results

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Using tie-breaking procedures to determine the champion of the Fifth Annual MIT Men's Volleyball Invitational, Emmanuel College edged out the host Engineers for the crown on Sunday. Both squads posted unblemished marks throughout the weekend, but using total point differential to resolve the deadlock, the Saints notched 16 more points to collect their first title since 2006.

All-Tournament Team
Nick Chan, Bard College
Chris Dotoratos, College of Mount Saint Vincent
Peter Kazlas, University of New Have
Brendan McGourn, Lasell College
Tim Lee, MIT
Michael Demyttenaere, MIT
Matt Salvi, Emmanuel College

Tournament MVP: Michael Townsend, Emmanuel College

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

* Emmanuel and MIT both had 12-0 game records, tie broken using point differential (+137/+121)
^ Mount Saint Vincent and Bard both had 4-9 game records tie broken using point differential (-5/-37)

10:30
MIT def. Hilbert, 3-0 (30-9, 30-17, 30-21)
Emmanuel def. New Haven, 3-0 (30-14, 30-12, 30-23)
Lasell def. Mount Saint Vincent (31-33, 30-18, 30-26, 30-15)
Bard def. Mount Ida, 3-0 (30-20, 30-16, 30-22)

1:00
New Haven def. Hilbert, 3-0 (30-15, 30-26, 30-18)
Emmanuel def. Bard, 3-0 (30-22, 30-14, 30-23)

3:00
MIT def. Lasell, 3-0 (30-22, 30-27, 30-19)
Mount Saint Vincent def. Mount Ida, 3-0 (30-25, 30-22, 30-21)