BALTIMORE—The UMBC volleyball team's three-match winning streak came to an end Wednesday, falling to American, 25-18, 25-19 and 25-17, at the RAC. With the loss, the Retrievers fall to 8-13, while the Eagles improved to 20-2.
Junior setter Allie Spaay (Kenosha, Wis./Kenosha Tremper) became the 10th Retriever to record 1,000 assists, as she recorded 26 assists and six digs. She now has 1,004 for her career.
Senior Sabrina Hoeks (Olympia, Wash./AG West Black Hills) led the team with 10 kills, while two freshmen, Hallie Carter (Huntington Beach, Calif./Edison) and Kat Lincalis (Halethorpe, Md./Towson) each had a team-high nine digs.
The Eagles were led by Angelina Waterman, who hit .543 with 20 kills and just one error.
American out UMBC .286 to .135, and held an 8-2 advantage in service aces.
The Retrievers return to action Oct. 29 at Binghamton at 6 p.m.