Women's Volleyball

2017 Record: 16-14; GNAC: 4-8 / GNAC Tournament Appearances: 1

Weekly Preview: CCNY, Newbury, New Rochelle and Rutgers-Newark

Weekly Preview: CCNY, Newbury, New Rochelle and Rutgers-Newark

Albertus Magnus College
Women's Volleyball Weekly Preview

 Albertus Magnus (1-2)
vs.
CCNY (1-1)

Mon. Sept. 5 • 7 p.m. • New Haven, Conn.
Links: LIVE STATS

 Albertus Magnus (1-2)
at
Newbury (0-4)

Thurs., Sept. 7 • 7 p.m. • Brookline, Mass.

 

 

Albertus Magnus (1-2)
vs.
College of New Rochelle (1-2)

Sat., Sept. 9 • 1 p.m. • Newark, N.J. (Rutgers-Newark)

 Albertus Magnus (1-2)
at
Rutgers-Newark (0-1)

Sat., Sept. 9 • 1 p.m. • Newark, N.J. (Rutgers-Newark)

A NEW WEEK
Following a 1-2 week, the Albertus Magnus College women's volleyball team prepares for a quartet of matches this week, including its home opener against CCNY on Tuesday evening. On Thursday, the Falcons travel to Brookline, Mass. to battle Newbury College before wrapping up the week with a pair of road matches against the College of New Rochelle and Rutgers-Newark.

WEEK ONE RECAP
Match 1: Elms 3 | Albertus Magnus 1 RECAP / BOX SCORE
Match 2: Albertus Magnus 3 | Castleton 0 RECAP / BOX SCORE
Match 3: SUNY Cobleskill 3 | Albertus Magnus 1 RECAP / BOX SCORE

WEEK ONE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Sophomore Jesselle Guzman (Santa Teresa, N.M.) set a new career-high in digs with 26 in the loss to SUNY Cobleskill.
  • In the loss to Elms, sophomore Ashley David (West Islip, N.Y.) set a new career-high in kills with 15, while senior Marielis Muriel (New Haven, Conn.) recorded a new career-high 31 assists.
  • Muriel recorded back-to-back doubles doubles last week against Castleton and SUNY Cobleskill.
  • Freshman Genesis Cora Luquis (Meriden, Conn.) recorded her first collegiate double-double following an 11 kill and 11 dig performance.

ALL-TIME VS. CCNY
Albertus Magnus and CCNY are tied in the all-time series 2-2.

LAST YEAR VS. CCNY
GAME (10/25/16):
 Albertus Magnus 3 | CCNY 1  – RECAP/BOXSCORE

ALL-TIME VS. NEWBURY
Newbury leads the all-time series over Albertus Magnus, 10-1.

LAST TIME VS. NEWBURY
GAME (9/6/13):
 Newbury 3 | Albertus Magnus 0 – RECAP/BOXSCORE

ALL-TIME VS. NEW ROCHELLE
New Rochelle has a 2-1 edge over Albertus Magnus in the all-time series.

LAST TIME VS. NEW ROCHELLE
GAME (10/1/16):
 New Rochelle 3 | Albertus Magnus 0 – RECAP/BOXSCORE

ALL-TIME VS. RUTGERS-NEWARK
Rutgers-Newarks holds a 1-0 advantage over Albertus Magnus in the all-time series.

LAST TIME VS. RUTGERS-NEWARK
GAME (9/14/14): Rutgers-Newark 3 | Albertus Magnus 0

THIS YEAR NOTES

  • Albertus Magnus returns four players from last year's club. 
  • The Falcons welcome seven newcomers to the club in 2017.
  • Samantha Hathaway joins the program as the new women's volleyball assistant coach.

GNAC WOMEN'S VOLLEYBAL PRESEASON POLL
LINK: 
Complete Release
The Albertus Magnus College women's volleyball team was picked to finish 13th in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Preseason Poll.

A QUICK LOOK BACK AT LAST YEAR

  • The women's volleyball team ended the 2016 fall season with a 7-20 overall record and landed in 12th-place in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) with a 0-11 mark in league action.
  • Head Coach Vanessa Rosario guided the Falcons to non-conference wins against York, Elms, Purchase State, Medgar Evers and CCNY.
  • Albertus Magnus swept the season series with York and Medgar Evers, defeating both the Cardinals and Cougars twice during the autumn.
  • The team also won back-to-back matches on two separate occasions in 2016.
  • Albertus Magnus opened the year with two straight wins at the Blazer Invitational hosted by Elms.

UP NEXT
The Falcons return to action next week against Medgar Evers, Mitchell, Maine Presq. And Becker.

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