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UMBC VOLLEYBALL EARNS FIRST CONFERENCE WIN OF SEASON OVER HARTFORD, 3-1
Ashley Hargrove tallied five service aces as the Retrievers recorded 11 in their win over Hartford.
Megan Gross recorded a double-double with 47 assists and 14 digs on Friday night.
The Retrievers opened the first game to a 6-1 lead with back-to-back service aces from Ashley Hargrove (
The Retrievers tallied their worst hitting percentage of the match in set two, tallying 10 errors and 12 kills for a .048 hitting percentage. Hartford took a 12-9 lead and increased it through out the match, opening up a 27-20 advantage before Jennifer Monroy finished the match at 30-25 with a kill, one of her match-high 19.
With the match tied at one, the Retrievers came out strong in the third game quickly extending their lead to 11, 19-8, on a Hargrove ace. Hargrove provided the biggest rally for the Retrievers with a 10-point service, which included two aces. UMBC behind 16 kills, one error and a .429 set three hitting percentage easily took game three, 30-18.
The Retrievers looked to finish off the Hawks early in the fourth set, taking a 9-1 advantage on eight-straight points during Christine Skala’s (
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UMBC returns to action at home against Stony Brook on Sunday, Oct. 9 at 1 p.m.