Los Angeles, Calif. - The No. 14 USC men's volleyball team recorded a hitting percentage of .407 (46 kills, 11 errors, 86 attacks) as the host Trojans swept Lewis University, 25-23, 25-23, 29-27 in a non-conference match-up at North Gym on Thursday (March 9).
USC hit .400 (11-3-20) in the first set and .500 (22-2-40) in the final set to earn the win. Lewis was successful in converting their attempts as well, knocking down its shots at a clip of .354 (38-9-82).
With the win, USC improves to 7-12 on the campaign, while the Flyers fall to 15-5.
Lewis redshirt sophomore opposite hitter Mitch Perinar (Channahon, Ill./Minooka) topped the Flyers with 13 kills and hit .407 (13-2-27) against the Trojans, while senior outside hitter Trevor Weiskircher (Loves Park, Ill./Boylan Catholic) pitched in 10 putaways and a match-high four service aces.
Lewis sophomore setter Matt Yoshimoto (Ventura, Calif./Adolfo Camarillo) led the Flyers in both assists (31) and digs (8).
Lewis is back in action on Saturday (March 11), as the Flyers meet No. 15 UC Santa Barbara for a 7 PM PT first serve.