Old Westbury, N.Y. - Senior Nicole Beard (Shelton, Conn.) and freshman Genesis Cora Luquis (Meriden, Conn.) of the Albertus Magnus College women's volleyball team recorded a double-double apiece as the Falcons swept SUNY Old Westbury on Friday evening in non-conference action. Following tonight's win, the Falcons extend their winning streak to six.
FINAL SCORE: Albertus Magnus 3 | SUNY Old Westbury 0
SET SCORES: 25-16 (AMC), 25-22 (AMC) and 25-15 (AMC)
RECORDS: Albertus Magnus (9-4) | SUNY Old Westbury (7-2)
HOW IT HAPPENED
Behind an 11-kill performance, Albertus Magnus secured the early lead, 1-0, heading into set two after defeating the hosts, 25-16.
SUNY Old Westbury threatened the visitors in the second set, but the Falcons maintained their composure and won the set by three, 25-22.
Similar to set one, Albertus Magnus recorded an 11-kill performance that helped secure the road sweep, 25-15.
INSIDE THE STATS
- Cora Luquis led the Falcons' attack with a team-high 11 kills, a service ace, 16 digs and two block assists.
- Beard posted 29 assists, two kills, six service aces and 23 digs.
- SUNY Old Westbury was led by Daesha Garrison who recorded six kills and a service ace in the loss.
- Albertus Magnus recorded a .250 hitting percentage while the hosts posted a .314 hitting percentage.
- The Falcons held a 32-19 edge in kills.
- Senior Ana Gomez (New Haven, Conn.) led the defensive attack for the visitors with seven blocks.
- Freshman Kimberly Keller (Bridgeprt, Conn.) also assisted the Falcons' defense with five block assists.
Albertus Magnus returns to action tomorrow, Sept. 23rd as the Falcons resume GNAC play with a tri-match against Regis (Mass.) and Simmons. Match times are set for 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. at Regis (Mass.).