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UMBC VOLLEYBALL PLACES SECOND AT WILLIAM & MARY INVITATIONAL
UMBC def. Loyola 3-0
30-16, 30-28, 30-20
William & Mary def. UMBC 3-1
23-30, 30-20, 30-32, 23-30
Against the Tribe Berman recorded a career-high 22 kills to lead UMBC. Gross finished with 47 assists in the four-game match while Jocelyn Teoh (
Leading the way for the Tribe was Megan Hector with 15 kills and Amy Owens finished with 53 assists.
In the first match of the day UMBC defeated Loyola (Md.) 3-0 (30-16, 30-28, 30-20) extending their win streak to four consecutive matches and setting up the tournament championship match against the Tribe.
Teoh led UMBC in with 19 kills and a .326 hitting percentage. Teoh recorded a double-double in the game with 10 digs as well. Other double-digit kill leaders for the Retrievers was Berman with 16 kills and a .400 hitting percentage and Jessie Folk with 11 kills and a .478 hitting percentage. Gross recorded 44 assists and Skala led all Retrievers with 13 digs.
The Retrievers in the first game trailed 11-8 when Megan Gross took over serving. Gross led UMBC on an 11-0 run and a 19-11 lead as Berman recorded four kills in that stretch and a team-high seven in game one.
In game two UMBC was down 28-26 when the duo of Teoh and Gross emerged as Teoh recorded two kills and Gross tallied one kill, two assists and an assisted block on the game-winning point as the Retrievers closed out the game with four-straight points for a 30-28 win.
UMBC carried the momentum through the third game with 21 team kills, nine from Teoh, to take the game 30-20, and the match 3-0.
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