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DIII: SUNY New Paltz wins Roadrunner Inviational

MAHWAH, N.J. -- Fourth-ranked New Paltz State won Ramapo's Roadrunner Invitational title on Sunday, beating No. 11 Stevenson 3-0 (25-17, 25-18, 25-15) before edging host Ramapo 3-0 (25-21, 25-22, 25-22). New Paltz finished the weekend 4-0 after beating Brooklyn and CCNY in straight sets on Saturday.

Sophomore outside hitter Tim Ferriter, junior setter John Lutjen and senior outside hitter Brian Smith were named to the all-tournament team following the conclusion of the event.

The Hawks' offense once again fired on all cylinders, but this time, only two additional offensive players beyond the starting lineup saw action on the court. New Paltz started the day by hitting .309 (43-13-97) against Stevenson and concluded it by notching a .386 hitting percentage (47-15-83) against Ramapo.

Stevenson finished second in the tournament with a 3-1 record, while Ramapo went 2-2. Brooklyn posted a 1-3 mark for the weekend while CCNY went 0-4.

Lindenwood 3, No. 7 Carthage 0

ST. CHARLES, Mo. -- Lindenwood earned its first home victory of the season on Sunday afternoon at Hyland Arena. The Lions defeated Carthage by scores of 25-20, 25-21, and 25-22.

The Lions won with their defense as they held Carthage to just a .136 hitting percentage. Lindenwood had 26 digs and 10 blocks in the match. The Lions hit .236 as a team and had a season-low of nine service errors.

Michael Adams continued his hot hitting for the Lions, recording a game-high 14 kills and hitting .407. Adams also collected a service ace, four digs, and four blocks. For Carthage, Jon Storm had 12 kills and Spencer Dove had nine kills and a .278 attack percentage. Setter Connor Wexter averaged 10.0 assists per set.