Ty Hurdle’s Queens University of Charlotte Men's Volleyball teammates rallied in the final two sets to drop King University 3 - 2 in the final match of the Harvard Invitational.
In the first set, Queens jumped out to an early 5-1 lead, but King would respond with a 5-0 run of their own. King University would capture the lead and never trail the remainder of the set cruising to a 25-16 victory to gather an early advantage.
Queens wasted no time gaining a lead in the second as they jumped out to a quick 10-4 lead by means of a 6-1 run. King would respond with an 11-5 run of their own which evened the score, 19-19. However, Queens would buckle down in the end and grab the second set 25-22 to tie the match 1 - 1.
The third set was a tightly contested opener as both squads were looking to avoid needing back-to-back wins in the final two sets. The largest lead over the course of the third set was four by the King. Queens would continue to fight and inch closer and even tie the set, 19-19, but King would ultimately grab the third 25 – 22.
Needing a pair of victories in the final two sets, Queens did not open the fourth set as they would have liked to falling behind early 10-5. However, Queens would slowly progress forward putting together a 5-1 run and grabbing an 18-15 lead. Queens found their rhythm and took the set 25-20 and forced a deciding fifth set.
Queens erupted in the fifth opening with a 7-3 lead, they would eventually pick up the win 15 – 10.