FORT WAYNE, Ind. – For the second time in as many years, the IPFW men’s volleyball team knocked off nationally ranked Ohio State – again in five sets – topping the 14th ranked Buckeyes 22-25, 25-22, 27-29, 25-23, 15-10 on Wednesday evening in a critical MIVA match-up.
Eddie Rivera knocked down a season-high 19 kills in the match, while Andrew Sellan added 18 kills in the winning effort. Omar Rivera dished out 55 assists, with he and Eddie Rivera serving up two service aces apiece.
Luis Bertran dug up 13 kill attempts while Omar Rivera added 10 for a double-double. Ramon Burgos, who had nine kills, led the team with eight blocks as Eddie Rivera helped out with six and IPFW out-blocked Ohio State 16.5-to-8.0 in the win.