Men’s Volleyball Team Advances to EIVA Semifinals

Posted: April 24, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Junior Art Kulans posted 10 kills, a match-high eight digs, and three blocks to lead the third-seeded George Mason men’s volleyball team over sixth-seeded Juniata, 3-0 (30-23, 30-23, 30-26), in the quarterfinals of the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (EIVA) Tournament.

The Patriots improved to 16-9 and advanced to the EIVA semifinals, where they will take on second-seeded Rutgers-Newark tomorrow. The teams split their matches during the regular season, with each team winning at home. Both the semifinals and Saturday’s final will be held at top-seeded Penn State.

George Mason dominated both offensively and defensively, outhitting Juniata .466 to .231 and outblocking them 14.0 to 2.0.

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