The severe storms that hit Southern California this weekend altered the Cal Lutheran men’s volleyball trip to Arizona. Forced to travel on game day after being rerouted through a different airport, the Kingsmen were able to salvage one of two scheduled matches in Arizona, but Grand Canyon University proved to be too much for visiting CLU as the team fell 3-0 (25-16, 25-14, 25-20) on Saturday evening.
The Cal Lutheran men’s volleyball team welcomed a formidable Hope International squad to Gilbert Arena on Thursday night, and fell 3-1 (18-25, 27-25, 25-22, 25-18) in a match that featured many long rallies and evenly contested sets between the two teams.
After two consecutive victories, the Cal Lutheran men’s volleyball team could not make it a third after running into No. 4 UC Santa Cruz on Saturday night and falling 3-0 (25-19, 25-19, 25-22) at the hands of the Banana Slugs inside Gilbert Arena.
For the first time in its young program history, the Cal Lutheran men’s volleyball team won its second straight match with a 3-1 (25-21, 25-17, 20-25, 25-22) victory over El Camino College on Friday night inside Gilbert Arena.
In front of a good sized crowd on Friday night, the Cal Lutheran men’s volleyball team picked up its first win of the season against Moorpark College with a 3-0 (25-23, 31-29, 25-16) sweep inside Gilbert Arena.
The Cal Lutheran men’s volleyball team rallied from two sets down to force a fifth set against Concordia-Irvine on Friday night, but fell short against the Eagles 3-2 (25-20, 28-26, 22-25, 19-25, 15-7).
The Cal Lutheran men’s volleyball team traveled down the road to take on the No. 15 ranked NCAA Division I Cal State Northridge Matadors on Thursday night and put up a valiant effort before falling 3-0 (25-22, 25-17, 25-19).