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MVC Men's Volleyball Defeats Hannibal La-Grange

Posted: Feb 7, 2013 10:55 PM

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MARSHALL, MO - The No. 8 Missouri Valley College Vikings men's volleyball team defeated Hannibal La-Grange Thursday night in a conference thriller that needed all five games for victory.The Missouri Valley Viking men's volleyball team was down two games to none, but rallied back in the final three to take the victory 20-25, 31-33, 25-20, 25-19 and 15-5.

Junior Outside Hitter Peterson Silva who finished with 20 kills, six digs, and five blocks, while Freshman Outside Hitter Stan Bosovik had 12 kills and two blocks. Senior Libero Aaron Ka'aiwaihia-Ebanez contributed nine digs and Freshman Middle Blocker Jose Martins finished with six blocks. Junior Setter Will McCracken had 49 assists and 12 digs.

The win improves the Vikings to 5-3 overall and 2-2 in MAMVIC play. Hannibal La-Grange drops to 1-5 overall and 1-3 in conference. The Vikings will be in action again Feb. 12 when they travel to Davenport, Iowa to face No. 9 Grandview University. Game time is set for 7pm.

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