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UMBC Volleyball Snaps 10-Match Home Win Streak, Falls to Binghamton, 3-0
Sophomore Pam Jarrett recorded a team-high 14 digs in her first match since Sept. 25.
BALTIMORE—The UMBC volleyball team dropped their second straight and snapped a 10-match home winning streak as they fell to Binghamton, 3-0 (27-30, 25-30, 21-30), on Sunday at the RAC Arena.
The Retrievers (19-7, 4-3 America East) hit just .075 from the floor, while the Bearcats (13-14, 5-2 America East) posted a hitting percentage of .215.
Sophomore Kira Giles (Glenlawn,
Sophomore Pam Jarrett (
Freshman Sabrina Hoeks (
Lindsay Mueller led the Bearcats, posting a double-double with 43 assists and 13 digs, while also adding four assisted blocks.
The Retrievers played the Bearcats close in the opening set, but a 5-0 run sparked by a Jacki Kane kill gave the Bearcats a 17-12 lead on their way to the 30-27 set victory.
UMBC took the early, 6-4, lead in game two thanks to a four-point run of their own, with three points served by Jarrett. The Bearcats countered with three consecutive points, however, to take the 7-6 lead and wouldn’t relinquish that lead for the rest of the set as they coasted to a 30-25 win.
The Retrievers held a lead over the Bearcats in game three, but a kill by Kathleen Schauer knotted the score at 13 points, and the Bearcats gained three more points behind Schauer’s serve for a 16-13 lead that they increased to the 30-21 set and match point.
The Retrievers will next embark on a four-match road trip, beginning with a match at