Men's Wallyball Spring 2004

Mo's Driving

Brian Betsold, John Kwan, Gregory Longo, Christopher Morrissey,
Michael Wong

Championship Summary
Mo's Driving defeated God's Gift to Women 1
, 14-20, 20-13, 20-9

Defending champion Mo's Driving squared off against God's Gift to Women 1 in the final game of the wallyball. tournament, the two teams met during the regular season, with Mo's Driving handing God's Gift to Women 1 their only loss of the season, God's Gift to Women 1 had reason to be optimistic, however, as they took the defending champs to a third game in their regular season match-up before falling 20-14, 13-20, 9-20.

Mo's Driving earned a bye into the semifinals after finishing the regular season with a perfect 4-0 record. A three-game win over God's Gift to Women 2 sent Mo's to the final. On the other side of the net, God's Gift to Women 1 had two quick wins over Axis of Evil and The Dominashe to advance to the final. After trading points to start the match, Mo's Driving went on a big run to take a 13-4 lead in the first game. Mo's Driving was able to take advantage of their height by spiking and tipping at the net. Mo's took the first game by a score of 20-8.

A pair of long spikes by Mo's Driving's Chris Morrissey gave God's Gift to Women 1 a sign of life to start off the second game. Their momentum was short-lived, however, as Morrissey began to find the floor with his spikes. A combination of Mo's Driving's solid play and untimely mistakes by God's Gift to Women 1 gave Mo's Driving a commanding 17-9 lead in the second game. A well-placed drop shot at the net by Brian Betsold gave his team the 20-13 win in the game and their second consecutive wallyball championship.

God's Gift to Women 1

Nicholas Castellano, Blake Farland, Christian Koegel, Christopher Starck