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Retriever Volleyball Opens America East Play with Straight-Set Victory over New Hampshire
Sophomore Sabrina Hoeks was one kill short of a double-double Friday against New Hampshire.
“UNH always plays us tough,” said head coach Ian Blanchard, “so it’s always good to get a win and we had a lot of support from the crowd tonight.”
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UMBC hit .367 in the second set and hit 13 kills against only two errors, while holding the Wildcats to a .000 hitting percentage.
“I thought we did a good job controlling the serve and the pass game tonight,” said Blanchard. The Retrievers held a sideout percentage over 70% in all three sets, while holding the Wildcats to under 66% in every set. “We worked really hard on our serve in practice,” said Blanchard, “and I think it made the difference in match tonight.”
Sophomore Sabrina Hoeks (
The Retrievers return to action Sunday at 1 p.m. when they play host to