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    Pacific men's volleyball: Pacific Continues Home Stand With Another 3-0 Win Over Quincy

    Feb 6, 2010
    Continuing where they left off the night before, the Pacific men's volleyball team took down Quincy in three games on Saturday, February 6, for their second sweep in as many days. The win moved the Tigers to 6-7 overall while the Hawks fell to 2-4 on the year.

    Game scores for the match were: 30-23, 30-17, 30-27.

    In the beginning of the first game, the score went back and forth. Tied 12-12, sophomore Florian Gornik (Schwechat, Austria) put it down to register a kill for the Tigers, which was followed by a Quincy error, putting Pacific in front 14-12. Later in the set with the Tigers leading 22-19, a three point run took the score to 25-19. Sophomore Sean Daley (Moorpark, Calif.) and senior Jason Borchin (Roseville, Calif.) each posted a kill during the rally and freshman Patrick Tunnell (Tucson, Calif.) and Daley combined for a block. Freshman Nikola Vukicevic (Belgrade, Serbia) posted two kills for the Tigers at 28-23 to end the game 30-23.

    With the score knotted 5-5, Pacific rallied six straight points to an 11-5, including a kill from Vukicevic and Borchin and a block from Vukicevic and freshman Taylor Hughes (Fallbrook, Calif.). At 14-10 the Tigers posted a four point run, with two errors from the Hawks and kills from Daley and senior Mark Bauhs (Danville, Calif.).

    Leading 22-14, Pacific scored four consecutive points, including another kill from Vukicevic and an ace from Borchin. At 29-17, a Quincy service error recorded the gamepoint for the Tigers as they took the game 30-17. In the second game Pacific committed only attack error, hitting .615, compared to .129 by the Hawks.

    The two teams battled through 15 tie scores and five lead changes in the third game. With Pacific trailing 6-3, two kills from Gornik and one from Daley knotted the game at 6-6. The Hawks scored four straight to take a 22-19 lead over Tigers. Pacific fought back to keep the game close and a five point rally at 25-24, put the game back in Pacific's favor at 29-25. Tunnell, Borchin, and Daley each posted a kill to boost the Tigers back into the lead. At 29-27 Daley put it down past the block to record the final point of match, as the Tigers captured the game 30-27 and the match 3-0.

    The Tigers were led by Gornik, who racked a match-high of 15 kills. Daley posted 11 kills and Bauhs had 11 digs.

    Joseph Sokol led Quincy with 11 kills.

    Pacific will back in action against UC Irvine for a 7:00pm start on Friday, February 12 at the Alex G. Spanos Center.