Flushing, N.Y. – The Le Moyne Faculty volleyball group had a tricky struggle towards Queens Faculty tonight in Fitzgerald Gymnasium that led the Dolphin to fall brief. The Dolphins took the primary two units however, obtained edged out by the Knights within the third and fourth units. The fifth set was shut, however the Knights in the end took the win ultimately.
The Dolphins opened tonight’s match profitable the primary two units, 25-23, and 28-26. The Knights got here again to win the third set 25-20 and the fourth set 25-17 and the fifth set 20-18, after preventing off 4 straight match factors after which three extra in additional time, to complete out the match.
“A tricky loss, however an vital lesson,” mentioned head coach Bethany Fabian ’13, M ’17. “We will not get complacent after we are up two units. We performed very well in three of the 5 units, however we should always have gotten the job carried out early on.”
Sophomore outdoors hitter Rose Talty (Clifton Park, N.Y./Shenendehowa) led the Dolphins with a double-double of 13 kills and 17 digs. Senior outdoors hitter Madeleine Kennedy (Chelsea, Mich./Chelsea) registered a season high-tying 16 kills and a profession high-tying 5 blocks. Sophomore outdoors hitter Emily La Ruffa (Rock Hill, N.Y./Monticello) had 11 kills adopted by freshman center blocker Kayla Anstett (Rochester, N.Y./Hilton), who recorded eight kills and 4 blocks. Freshman setter Haley Gerken (Buffalo, N.Y./Frontier) tallied her sixth double-double of the 12 months with 24 assists and 10 digs, whereas senior setter Margaret King (Penfield, N.Y./Penfield) recorded 23 assists. Redshirt sophomore libero Isabella Leslie (Elmhurst, Ailing./IC Catholic Prep) led the protection with 27 digs and recorded seven assists, whereas sophomore defensive specialist Ella Katz (Ballston Spa, N.Y./Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake) registered 14 digs.
For the Knights, who swept the Dolphins, 3-0, 27 days in the past at Southern Connecticut State, Kendall Conrad registered 16 kills adopted by Christina Franco and Alexis Deodat tying with 14 every. Deodat additionally recorded six blocks and Conrad tallied three. Despina Boudouris directed the group with 52 assists and added 18 digs for a double-double. Ryann Frontera led Queens with 25 digs, whereas Franco had 12 and Alicia Cervera posted 11.
The Le Moyne Dolphins (5-8) will play their subsequent match towards Adelphi College in Backyard Metropolis, N.Y on Saturday at 1:00 PM.