Women's Volleyball

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

Women's Volleyball Completes Comeback to Defeat Mitchell in Five Sets

Women's Volleyball Completes Comeback to Defeat Mitchell in Five Sets

Link: Box Score

New Haven, Conn. - Facing a 2-0 deficit in the match, the Albertus Magnus College women's volleyball team won three straight sets to earn a comeback victory, 3-2, against Mitchell College on Thursday evening at the Cosgrove Marcus Messer Athletics Center.

THE BASICS
FINAL: Albertus Magnus 3 | Mitchell 2
RECORDS: Albertus Magnus (8-7) | Mitchell (0-11)

HOW IT HAPPENED
Set One: Mitchell 29 | Albertus 27

  • Mitchell controlled the majority of set one, but Albertus rallied back tying the score at 20-20.
  • Both teams battled through six ties before the Mariners secured the win.

Set Two: Mitchell 25 | Albertus 22 

  • Similar to set one, Albertus and Mitchell battled to the very end as the Mariners came up on top to hold a 2-0 lead heading into set three.

Set Three: Albertus 25 | Mitchell 16

  • Albertus came out with fire in its eyes as the hosts held a nine point lead, 20-11, entering a Mariners' timeout.
  • The Falcons claimed the final five-points needed to send the match into a fourth set.

Set Four: Albertus 25 | Mitchell 16

  • Mitchell opened the frame with a 10-7 lead.
  • Albertus answered back with a 12-2 run to take the lead, 19-12.
  • The Falcons evened the match up at 2-2 after closing out the fourth with a 6-4 run.

Set Five: Albertus 15 | Mitchell 8

  • The Falcons hit an impressive .600 at the net and never looked back.
  • Down by five, 10-5, Mitchell calls a timeout to regroup.
  • Albertus secures the non-conference win, 15-8, following a 5-3 run sparked by an attack error by the visitors. 

TEAM HIGHS
Albertus:

Mitchell:

  • Ariana Carter - 11 Kills and 2 Blocks
  • Cameron Childs - 25 Assists and 6 Aces
  • Shyla Philips-Krick - 20 Digs

DOUBLE-DOUBLES
Mitchell:

  • Cameron Childs - 25 Assists and 12 Digs
  • Laurissa Amaker - 10 Kills and 14 Digs

UP NEXT
The women's volleyball team returns to action on Saturday, October 6 as the Falcons resume conference play with a tri-match against Simmons and Colby Sawyer.