Women's Volleyball

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

Weekly Preview: Medgar Evers, Mitchell, Maine Presq. and Becker

Weekly Preview: Medgar Evers, Mitchell, Maine Presq. and Becker

Albertus Magnus College
Women's Volleyball Weekly Preview

Albertus Magnus (3-4)
VS.
Medgar Evers (0-4)
Tues., Sept. 12 • 7 p.m. • New Haven, Conn.

Albertus Magnus
VS.
Mitchell (0-2)
Thurs., Sept. 14 • 7 p.m. • New Haven, Conn.

Albertus Magnus (3-4)
vs.
Maine Presque Isle (3-5)
Sat., Sept. 16 • 1 p.m. • Worcester, Mass.

Albertus Magnus (3-4)
at
Becker (2-4)
Sat., Sept. 16 • 3 p.m. • Worcester, Mass.

A NEW WEEK
The Albertus Magnus College women's volleyball team opens week three with back-to-back home contests against Medgar Evers and Mitchell College. The Falcons wrap up the week with a non-conference tri-match against Maine Presq. Isle and host Becker on Saturday afternoon.

WEEK TWO RECAP

Game 4: Albertus Magnus 3 | CCNY 0 - RECAP/BOX SCORE

GAME FOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Genesis Cora Luquis (Meriden, Conn.) set a new career-high in kills with 12.
  • Cora Luquis and sophomore Ashley David (West Islip, N.Y.) posted in double-figures for the Falcons, tallying 12 and 11 kills, respectively.

Game 5: Albertus Magnus 3 | Newbury 0 - RECAP/BOX SCORE

GAME FIVE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Senior Marielis Muriel (New Haven, Conn.) recorded her third double-double of the season as the setter assisted 28 kills and picked up 10 digs.
  • Freshman Kimberly Keller (Bridgeport, Conn.) and Genesis Cora Luquis (Meriden, Conn.) scored the final three points need to secure the win for the Falcons.

Game 6: New Rochelle 3 | Albertus Magnus 0 - RECAP/BOX SCORE

GAME SIX HIGHLIGHTS

  • Senior Nicole Beard (Shelton, Conn.) recorded a season-high 14 assists.
  • Sophomore Delaney Ruiz (Meriden, Conn.) led the Falcons attack with a team-high six kills.

Game 7: Rutgers-Newark 3 | Albertus Magnus 1 - RECAP/BOX SCORE

GAME SEVEN HIGHLIGHTS

  • Gomez and sophomore Ashley David (West Islip, N.Y.) rounded out the double-digit scorers for the Falcons with 10.
  • Beard recorded a season-high 34 assists while sophomore Jesselle Guzman (Santa Fe, N.M.) tallied a team-high 24 digs.

ALL-TIME VS. MEDGAR EVERS
Albertus Magnus leads Medgar Evers in the all-time series, 3-0.

LAST TIME VS. MEDGAR EVERS
Game (9/29/16) and (10/1/16) - RECAP/BOX SCORE (G1)RECAP/BOX SCORE (G2)

ALL-TIME VS. MITCHELL
Mitchell leads Albertus Magnus in the all-time series, 16-7.

LAST TIME VS. MITCHELL 
Game (9/8/16) and (9/22/16) - RECAP/BOX SCORE (G1) / RECAP/BOX SCORE (G2)

ALL-TIME VS. MAINE PRESQ.
This will be the first time playing Albertus Magnus and Maine Presq. will play one another.

ALL-TIME VS. BECKER
Albertus Magnus and Becker are tied overall in the all-time series, 6-6.

LAST TIME VS. BECKER
Game (10/8/11) Albertus Magnus 3 | Becker 0 - RECAP/BOX SCORE

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 Dean, SUNY Old Westbury, Regis (Mass.) and Simmons.

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