WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – The Albertus Magnus College women's volleyball team hung tough, but was handed a 3-1 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) defeat by the University of Saint Joseph on Wednesday evening in West Hartford, Conn.
FINAL: St. Joseph (Conn.) 3 | Albertus Magnus 1
RECORDS: Albertus Magnus (8-17, 1-7 GNAC) | St. Joseph (9-12, 2-8 GNAC)
Set One: St. Joseph 25 | Albertus Magnus 21
Set Two: St. Joseph 25 | Albertus Magnus 23
Set Three: Albertus Magnus 25 | St. Joseph 18
Set Four: St. Joseph 25 | Albertus Magnus 23
• The Bluejays outhit the Falcons by a .181-to-.114 margin.
• The duo of Peyton Davis (North Haven, Conn.) and Ashley David (West Islip, N.Y.) led the Albertus offense with eight kills each.
• Jaiden Williams (Orange, Conn.) also had a stellar outing with 24 assists and five digs.
• Defensively, Jesselle Guzman (El Paso, Texas) led all players with 22 digs, her ninth 20-plus-dig match of the season.
• Diana Kalman (Naugatuck, Conn.) also had a strong defensive performance with a team-high three blocks.
• For USJ, Hannah Benson tallied a double-double on 14 kills and 16 digs.
• Nyah Young also recorded a double-double with 37 assists and 11 digs.
• Hannah Benson - 14 Kills
• Nyah Young - 37 Assists
• Nyah Young - 3 Aces
• Hannah Benson - 16 Digs
• Shannon Carey - 5 Blocks
• Hannah Benson - 14 Kills and 16 Digs
• Nyah Young - 37 Assists and 11 Digs
Albertus Magnus women's volleyball returns home on Saturday, Oct. 26, for a GNAC tri-match at the Cosgrove Marcus Messer Athletic Center. The first of the Falcons' matches will be against Anna Maria College at 11 a.m. and the second will be versus Colby-Sawyer College at 3 p.m.