Audio: Daemen coach reacts to opposite’s 36 kill performance in upset win

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Opposite Zach Yerington led all players with a season-high 36 kills on a .466 attack percentage as Daemen overcame a two-game deficit to upset Lincoln Memorial 15-25, 19-25, 25-23, 25-23, 18-16 on Sunday in Urbana, Ohio.

Daemen led 13-9 in the decisive fifth game before the two-time defending IVA champions rallied to force overtime. Yerington had three kills in the six-point overtime, including back-to-back kills to close out the match.

Opposite Evan Cory in the loss finished with 23 kills on a .373 attack percentage.

This was Daemen’s second victory on Sunday as part of the Urbana Tri-Match. Yerington also had 10 kills to help the second-year program defeat Urbana 25-17, 25-19, 23-25, 25-14.

Listen to Off the Block’s postmatch interview at the top of this story with Daemen coach Don Gleason following the Widlcats’ two victories.