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UMBC VOLLEYBALL FENDS OFF MORGAN STATE FOR 3-1 WIN FRIDAY NIGHT
Ashley Hargrove tallied seven kills with two service aces and two blocks Friday night.
The Retrievers struggled in the first two sets hitting .027 (9 kills, 8 errors) in game one and .000 (11 kills, 11 errors) in game two. The Bears did not fair much better hitting negative .088 (8 kills, 11 errors) and .104 (13 kills, 8 errors) in game two as the two teams split the first two sets.
The Retriever offense came around in the final two sets, hitting above .200 in both sets as Ball tallied a combined 10 kills during that stretch to lead UMBC to the four-set victory.
The Retrievers took advantage of 18 service errors and eight ball handling errors by the Bears, who hit .105 as a team with 51 kills and 34 errors. Esther Johnson led the way for
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The Retrievers are in the midst of a four-match home streak with its next one coming Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. in RAC Arena against George Washington.