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UMBC Volleyball Snaps Three-Match Win Streak, Falls to Delaware, 3-0
Sophomore Ashley Oscars led the Retrievers in the loss to Delaware with 12 kills and nine digs.
The loss marks only the second time the Retrievers (12-4) have failed to win a set this season, as they were defeated, 3-0, by #21 Dayton at the Towson Tournament a few weeks back.
Sophomore Ashley Oscars (
Kelly Gibson led the Blue Hens (16-2), recording a double-double with 16 kills and 11 digs.
The Retrievers played the Blue Hens close in the first set, tying the game at 22 points apiece thanks to a Blue Hen error, but an 8-1 run in favor of
UMBC led 7-6 in the first set, but couldn’t hold off the efficiency of the Blue Hens, posting just a .184 hitting percentage to
Game three saw the Retrievers come within one of the Blue Hens at 25-24 thanks to a four-point run behind sophomore Pam Jarrett (Lincoln, Neb./Lincoln Pius X), but after a Delaware timeout, the Blue Hens pulled away as Colleen Walsh served out the final four points for the 30-24 match point.
The Retrievers return to the RAC Arena on the Thursday in the first of their four-match homestand, as they take on St. Francis (