SOUTH ORANGE, N.J.—The UMBC volleyball team suffered two defeats in the final day of the Seton Hall Invitational, falling to Western Michigan, 3-0, and Northeastern, 3-0, Saturday.
In the first match, senior Sabrina Hoeks (Olympia, Wash./AG West Black Hills) led the Retrievers and was named to the All-Tournament team with 14 kills and 11 digs, but it was not enough as Western Michigan defeated UMBC, 25-19, 25-20 and 25-16.
Freshman Hallie Carter (Huntington Beach, Calif./Edison) had a UMBC season-high 21 digs, while fellow freshman Mallory McIntyre (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada/St. Mary's Academy) had a season-high 29 assists.
The Broncos outhit the Retrievers .173 to .083 and had eight blocks to UMBC's three.
In the second match, Northeastern's Britney Brown was two digs shy of a triple-double as the Huskies defeated UMBC, 25-18, 27-25 and 25-12.
Hoeks recorded her third double-double of the tournament with 12 kills and 10 digs, while Carter had a game-high 18 digs.
The Retrievers return to action Tuesday at Georgetown at 7 p.m.