Christian Taylor is getting a once in a lifetime experience this month, representing his country and his sport in Brazil. Taylor is on the USA D-3 Volleyball Team, which is playing matches in different locations around the South American country over a 10-day period.
Eastern Mennonite outscored Juniata for the match, but it wasn?t enough as the Eagles came from behind to steal a five-setter and claim the CVC Championship Saturday night in Arlington, Va. The Royals had a 2-1 lead in sets before JC earned the fifth, where Eastern Mennonite led 14-11 and had six chances at match point before the Eagles flipped in front in a 22-20 final.
EMU?s volleyball men got defensive and it worked. The Royals racked up 20 blocks, including 16 over the final three sets, as they shocked top-seeded Marymount University in a 3-2 come-from-behind win in the CVC Tournament semifinals.
Despite a CVC loss at Stevenson on Saturday, EMU?s volleyball men finished the regular season on a winning note as they head into their first-ever CVC Tournament. The Royals took a 3-1 win over Penn State-Altoona to wrap up Saturday?s tri-match in Owings Mills, Md., pushing their record to 21-10.