St Paul’s beat KCA in a Kusa games league showpiece
St. Paul’s University men’s volleyball team beat Kenya College of Accountancy 3-0 to assume the leadership of Nairobi North Conference in the Kenya Universities Sports Association League at USIU over the weekend.
The straight sets’ of 25-14, 25-22 and 25-19 over KCA-U saw the Limuru-based line-up move two places up, dethroning JKUATS at the top of the table with 12 points. St. Paul’s were overly superior to their Thika Road counterparts in attacks and defence in the first set, but their own mistakes in the second period boosted KCA who came close (25-22) to snatching a set.
The third set was anyone’s game at the first technical time out as St. Paul’s led KCA-U 8-7. Setter Brian Barasa came through for St. Paul’s under former national team coach Sammy Kirongo, with two dodges and three aces to open the gap 14-9. St. Paul’s maintained the momentum winning third set 25-19 to seal the match 3-0.
St. Paul’s women’s team, too, extended their unbeaten run with a 3-1 win over JKUAT. The team, which boosts the national women’s Under-23 setter Faith Imodia beat JKUAT 3-1 (25-11, 17-25, 25-16 and 25-19 to top the log with 11 points from four matches.
With a 3-0 (13-25, 16-25, 20-25) WIN over KCA-U, Daystar (women) ascends to position four with six points in the seven-team women’s league. Mt. Kenya University displaced Kenyatta University in the second position after thwarting hosts USIU-A 3-2 (20-25, 25-18, 10-25, 25-21, 13-15).