The volleyball teams traveled to Wheaton on Monday, May 2, 2016 to take on the St. Francis Spartans. The freshman A team was victorious with a 25-6, 27-25 win and the freshman B team took it on the chin by a score of 18-25, 22-25. The JV fell for the first time in Catholic League play in a tight match by the scores 31-33, 23-25.
The varsity team had a slow start to their match and lost an error plagued game 1, 23-25– the only bright spot was a stellar serve receive. The Crusaders bounced back to win game 2, 25-22, and after giving an early 10-2 lead to the Spartans in game 3, they came back and won the match 25-22.
The stars for the varsity Crusaders were Zach Rothstein with 22 digs, Jack Burke with 11 kills and Patrick Hollander with 37 assists. With that win, the Varsity spikers put themselves in the Catholic League Championship match on Wednesday, May 4, against St. Rita at 6:00 P.M., when the Crusaders battle for a sixth straight Catholic League championship.