Volleyball Opens Final Homestand With 3-1 Victory Over Juniata

By: Princeton Athletic Communications
          Release: 04/09/2013
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Michael Bagnell had six kills and seven digs in a 3-1 victory over Juniata.
Courtesy: Beverly Schaefer

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The combination of Cody Kessel and Pat Schwagler led the Princeton men's volleyball team to a 3-1 victory over Division III power Juniata in the first of a three-match homestand to conclude the regular season.

Princeton, which has already clinched a berth in the EIVA postseason, will host Hunter College Sunday at 2 pm. On Saturday, April 20, Princeton will play George Mason at 4 pm with a shot to earn a Top 3 seed in the EIVA playoffs.

Kessel, who has been hitting over .300 since his return from injury, had 15 kills, five digs and two blocks in a 25-19, 25-16, 20-25, 25-22 victory over Juniata. Schwagler added 14 kills, four digs and three service aces. Both players hit over .420 for Princeton, which hit .299 for the match and improved to 12-8 for the season.

Junior setter Davis Waddell had 36 assists, while freshman Michael Bagnell had a team-best seven digs. Bagnell added six kills, as did junior middle Brad Howard. It was Howard's block late in the fourth set that ignited the Tigers' final push to the 3-1 victory.

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