Volleyball Hosts New Hampshire and UMass Lowell to Kickoff Homecoming

Volleyball Hosts New Hampshire and UMass Lowell to Kickoff Homecoming

The UMBC Volleyball team will kickoff Homecoming festivities with two matches this weekend at the UMBC Event Center. against New Hampshire on Friday October 5th at 7 p.m.and then host UMass Lowell on Sunday at 1 p.m.

Scouting the Retrievers:

The Retrievers (4-12, 0-2) are coming off a heartbreaking four set loss at 2017 America East regular season champion UAlbany. Senior Kristin Watson (Bowie, Md.) tied a program record with her third career 30-dig performance, while classmate Krystia Negrón notched her tenth double-double of the season, with 14 kills and 14 digs.

Scouting the Wildcats:

New Hampshire (6-11, 2-1) is coming off a four set loss against Stony Brook,The Wildcats are hoping for a strong performance from Gabri Olhava, who is coming off a 19 kill, three block, eight dig performance. They are also hoping for Mali Jereczek to continue on after her breakout performance, where she posted a career-high 34 assists.

Scouting the River Hawks:

UMass Lowell (1-15, 0-3) is looking to break nine-match losing streak. Madi Bell put up 11 kills in their last match against Hartford. Lade Adeniyi put up a great line with seven kills, five blocks, and an ace. Before the River Hawks come down to UMBC, they will make a pit-stop at Binghamton, for a 7 p.m. match on Friday against the Bearcats.

Up Next:

The Retrievers start a road trip on Friday October 12th against Hartford at 7:00 p.m., following with a Sunday matinee at 1:00 p.m. against Stony Brook.