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Falcons drop NACC contest at No. 5 Dominican

Falcons drop NACC contest at No. 5 Dominican

RIVER FOREST, Ill. – Concordia Wisconsin couldn't slow down NACC preseason favorite Dominican on Friday night during a 3-0 (25-17, 25-12, 25-11) match inside Igini Sports Forum. The Stars are also ranked fifth in the latest AVCA Coaches' Poll.

THE BASICS
Final Score: Dominican 3, Concordia Wisconsin 0 (25-17, 25-12, 25-11)
Location: Igini Sports Forum (River Forest, Ill.)
Records: Dominican 5-1, 1-0 NACC; Concordia Wisconsin 5-3, 1-1 NACC

HOW IT HAPPENED
- Concordia Wisconsin came out and played point for point with Dominican, as the scoreboard read 8-8 in the early going. From then on the hosts pulled away with an 11-3 scoring run before eventually taking the opening set.
- The Falcons offense stalled against the Stars, as the hit -.015 as a team. Sophomore Sam Rovik (Silver Lake, Wis.) led the lineup with seven kills, while sophomore Blake Schwandt (Kenosha, Wis.) had four kills as a middle hitter with a .429 hitting percentage.
- Freshman Connor Muff (Kenosha, Wis.) dished out 14 assists and freshman Turner Fuhrer (Kenosha, Wis.) had five digs.
- The Stars hit .500 as a team, with George Kougan leading the way with nine kills. Ethan Klosak had eight kills and five digs. Jack McGuire directed the offense to the tune of 32 assists.

NEXT ON THE SCHEDULE
- Concordia Wisconsin will have a break from a busy start to the season with a week off before returning to NACC play on February 15 when it hosts Concordia Chicago at 7 pm.

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