Women's Volleyball

2018 Record: 12-17; GNAC Record: 3-9 / GNAC Tournament Appearances: 1

Saint Joseph's (LI) Sweeps Women's Volleyball in Straight Sets

Saint Joseph's (LI) Sweeps Women's Volleyball in Straight Sets

Link: Box Score

New Haven, Conn. - The Albertus Magnus College women's volleyball team was swept by Saint Joseph's College (LI) in straight sets, 3-0, in non-conference action on Tuesday evening at the Cosgrove Marcus Messer Athletics Center.

THE BASICS
FINAL SCORE: Saint Joseph's (LI) 3 | Albertus Magnus 0
RECORDS: Albertus Magnus (5-5) | Saint Joseph's (LI) (4-5)

HOW IT HAPPENED
Set Scores: 25-18 (SJ), 25-17 (SJ) and 25-17 (SJ)

The Golden Eagles controlled the opening set as the visitors held a 20-10 edge following a service ace by Brionna Silva, but a kill from Genesis Cora Luquis (Meriden, Conn.) sparked an 8-3 run to bring the Falcons to within five, 23-18. However, Saint Joseph's (LI) claimed the first set win, 25-18, following a service error by the hosts and a service ace by Kaitlin Williams.

Saint Joseph's (LI) entered the third set with a 2-0 advantage after taking set two quickly by a score of 25-17. 

The Falcons continued to battle in the final set, but fell 25-17.

TEAM-HIGHS
Albertus Magnus:

Saint Joseph's (LI):

  • Jessica Young - 14 kills and 2 blocks
  • Toni Parente - 18 assists
  • Toni Parente and Kaitlin Williams - 4 aces
  • Danielle Senecal - 20 digs

UP NEXT
The women's volleyball team returns to action this Saturday, September 22nd as the Falcons host Old Westbury and Rutgers-Newark in a non-conference tri-match beginning at 11 a.m.