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UMBC VOLLEYBALL MOVES BACK TO .500 WITH SWEEP OF TRI-MATCH AGAINST ST. PETERíS AND LA SALLE ON SATURDAY
Julia Hood (right) came off the bench to help lift UMBC to a 3-2 win over La Salle, tallying 10 kills and three service aces.
Baltimore, Md. Ė The UMBC volleyball team (4-4) defeated St. Peterís (2-4), 3-1 (30-25, 30-14, 26-30, 30-27) and beat La Salle (5-3), 3-2 (30-27, 25-30, 30-23, 25-30, 15-8) to sweep the tri-match at UMBC.
The day ended with a five-set thriller between UMBC and
The Explorers, behind the play of Christa Dominick and Kristen Kelsey, who each registered 18 kills in the match, won sets two and three to force a fifth set. UMBC in the final set hit .316 with seven kills and one error en route to the 15-8 win and match victory.
UMBC began the day with a 3-1 win over St. Peterís. Ball saw her double-double streak snapped at six games to start her career, tallying 13 kills and eight digs. Carroll handed out 43 assists while Ashley Hargrove made her presence felt with nine assisted blocks as UMBC tallied 16 total blocks as a team. Willey in her first action with the Retrievers recorded five assisted blocks and a solo.
In the match between
UMBC Tri-Match Final Scores:
UMBC defeated St. Peterís, 3-1 (30-25, 30-14, 26-30, 30-27)
La Salle defeated St. Peterís, 3-1 (30-19, 27-30, 30-23, 30-18)