Women's Volleyball

2018 Record: 12-17; GNAC Record: 3-9 / GNAC Tournament Appearances: 1

Women's Volleyball Sweeps SUNY Old Westbury in Non-Conference Action

Photo by: Ron Waite/Photosportacular
Photo by: Ron Waite/Photosportacular

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.

UP NEXT

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.).