Mohawk opens volleyball tourney with a win

MohawkMohawk’s men’s volleyball team got off to a successful start at the Alden Cup Tournament in St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida on Thursday (Jan.2). The Mountaineers blanked Saint-Jean-Sur-Richelieu from Quebec, 25-16, 25-14, 25-18.

Bryce Marcussen had 10 kills and three stuff blocks to lead Mohawk. Trevor McLaughlin had 12 kills and two blocks and Eric Danecke contributed seven kills, two service aces and one block.

“It was a good start to the second half (of the season),” said Mountaineers’ head coach Matt Schnarr, “and we have another big match versus Humber (Friday afternoon).”