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Carrick Breaks Into Career Top Ten as UMBC Volleyball Falls to Stony Brook, 3-0, on Senior Day
Senior Katrina Carrick broke into the all-time top ten for career assisted blocks on Senior Day.
BALTIMORE—The UMBC volleyball team dropped a 3-0 (25-30, 23-30, 19-30 decision to Stony Brook on Senior Day, Sunday at the RAC Arena, but have recorded their winningest season since 1998 as they reached the 20-win plateau against Hartford on Friday.
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Sophomore Tiffany Johnson (Abingdon, Md./Arundel/Kansas State) also made her mark on the Retriever record books as she recorded two assisted blocks in her final match as a Retriever to bring her season total up to 93 and enter into a tie for second on the single-season assisted blocks chart. Johnson also finishes in a tie for sixth on the single-season total blocks chart, with 98 blocks this season.
Morgan Sweaney led the Seawolves (23-7, 11-1 America East), tallying a double-double with 10 kills and 12 digs.
The Retrievers took an early, 3-1 lead in the first set, but saw that lead dissipate after a 5-0 run by Stony Brook that gave the Seawolves the 11-9 advantage. The Retrievers trailed for the rest of the game, as Stony Brook rolled to the 30-25 victory.
Game two saw the Seawolves take control early, as they opened a 4-1 lead on the Retrievers, never trailing the entire set as they earned the eventual 30-23 victory.
The Retrievers took an early, 3-1 lead once again in the third and final set, but a 5-0 Seawolf run put Stony Brook up 6-4 as the Seawolves coasted to their third and final set win of the night.
The Seawolves will host the America East Conference Tournament as the No. 1 seeded team, which will begin with quarterfinal matchups on Saturday, Nov. 17, while the Retrievers finish fifth in the conference standings.