Women's Volleyball

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

Williams Posts Third Double-Double; Falcons Sweep Newbury

Williams Posts Third Double-Double; Falcons Sweep Newbury

Link: Box Score

New Haven, Conn. – Behind a double-double from freshman Jaiden Williams (Orange, Conn.), the Albertus Magnus College women's volleyball team defeated the Newbury College Nighthawks in straight sets, 3-0, Tuesday evening at the Cosgrove Marcus Messer Athletics Center.

Following tonight's win, Albertus is now 3-10 against Newbury in the all-time series and has won the last two meetings, including tonight.

THE BASICS
FINAL SCORE: Albertus Magnus 3 | Newbury 0
RECORDS: Albertus Magnus (4-2) | Newbury (1-3)

HOW IT HAPPENED
Albertus Magnus came out of the gate hot hitting an impressive .310 at the net behind a game-high 17 kills to take the 1-0 advantage over the Nighthawks, 25-19.

Newbury threatened Albertus is set two, tying the score at 20-20, following a kill from Sophia Ortiz, but the Falcons managed to close out the frame with a 5-2 run, 25-22.

With the third set tied at 11-11, Albertus rallied off a 5-1 run to take a four-point lead, 16-12, heading into a timeout. Coming out of the break, Newbury battled back to within one, 20-19, but Albertus kept its composure and secured the home win.

TEAM HIGHS
Albertus Magnus:

Newbury:

  • Stephanie Rheaume – 11 kills and 2 blocks
  • Halie Sanders – 21 assists
  • Sophia Ortiz – 5 service aces
  • Amanda Payne – 17 digs

DOUBLE-DOUBLES

UP NEXT
The women's volleyball team returns to action on Thursday, September 13th as the Falcons hit the road and take on Lehman College. First serve is set for 7 p.m.