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UMBC Volleyball Defeats VCU, Falls to Maryland in Last Day of Terrapin Invitational
Sophomore Alyssa Lang was named to the All-Tournament team.
COLLEGE PARK, Md.—The UMBC volleyball team split two matches in the final day of the Spring Hill Suites at Arundel Mills Terrapin Inviational Saturday, defeating VCU, 3-1, before falling to host Maryland, 3-1. The Retrievers (6-7) finished 2-1 in the tournament, with sophomore Alyssa Lang (
In the first match of the day, the Retrievers only hit .100 in the second, but hit .368 in third and fourth sets on their way to defeating VCU (8-5), 25-22, 18-25, 25-19 and 25-18.
“In the second set, we weren’t aggressive enough,” the coach said,” but we were able to pass better and that let us run the offense that we want to run and got them in trouble.”
Senior Ashley Oscars (
“It is a difficult transition moving from the left-side to being a right-side hitting,” Blanchard said, “but she played extremely well and was very efficient.”
Senior Kira Giles (
Freshman Naomi Bush (
Maddi Lee led all hitters with 16 kills for
The Retrievers return to action Tuesday when they play at James Madison at 7 p.m.