NAPERVILLE, Ill. -- Nikola Stoimenov drilled a season-high 22 kills and totaled 13 digs, leading the Mount Mercy men's volleyball team to its second victory of the season, 17-25, 26-24, 25-19, 25-21, over Adrian (Mich.) on Saturday. The Mustangs also dropped a three-set match to host North Central (Ill.) later Saturday.
Stoimenov posted a .327 hitting percentage while leading Mount Mercy in both kills and digs. Strahil Svilenski also had a terrific match, tallying 14 kills, eight digs and five block assists. Justin Atienza had 12 digs, Dalton Hynek and Oscar Anderson five block assists each. Bobby Muller finished with 36 assists.
Stoimenov and Svilenski were the offensive leaders again in a 25-20, 25-21, 25-17 defeat at the hands of North Central. Stoimenov ended up with eight kills, Svilenski seven. Muller totaled 14 assists and seven digs while Atienza had seven digs as well. The Mustangs (2-21, 0-7 Heart) get back into Heart of America Athletic Conference play on Wednesday at Graceland at 7:00 p.m.