October 15, 2012

Alex Jones and Kyle Stevenson Compete at the FIVB Swatch Junior World Championships

FIVB Swatch Junior World Championships

A pair of Cal State Northridge men's volleyball players garnered some international experience in September as Alex Jones and Kyle Stevenson advanced to the quarterfinals of the FIVB Swatch Junior World Championships in Halifax, Canada.

Jones (redshirt sophomore) and Stevenson (sophomore) finished tied for fifth out of 27 teams competing in the tournament. The duo finished 1-2 with four points in pool play, defeating the Polish duo of Kujawiak-Bryl 24-22, 21-15.

After advancing to elimination play, Jones-Stevenson defeated Iwanowski-Rouzic of Argentina 21-17, 21-17 in roudn one and Keith-May of Canada (21-17, 16-21, 15-10) in round two thus earning a spot in the quarterfinal round. In round three, the U.S. team dropped a 21-18, 21-14 decison to the Russian pair of Bolgov-Kucherenko.

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