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Franklin, Mass. - Despite three double-doubles from freshmen Vanessa Isyk (Meriden, Conn.), Summer Onorato (East Haven, Conn.) and Jaiden Williams (Orange, Conn.), the Albertus Magnus College women's volleyball team fell short to Dean College, 3-2, Monday evening in non-conference play.
FINAL: Dean 3 | Albertus Magnus 2
RECORDS: Albertus Magnus (10-11) | Dean College (10-11)
HOW IT HAPPENED
Set One: Dean 25 | Albertus 17
- Dean opened set one with an 8-0 lead, including three service aces from Kait Anderson.
- The Falcons battled back to within four, 21-17, following a kill from Maria Vazquez (Hamden, Conn.).
- Dean closed out the set with a 4-0 run.
Set Two: Dean 25 | Albertus 20
- Down by four, 14-10, Albertus rallied off an 8-0 run to take a four-point lead, 18-14, over the Bulldogs.
- Dean won the second set, 25-20, after closing out the frame with an 11-2 run sparked by a Falcons' service error.
Set Three: Albertus 25 | Dean 22
- The Falcons hit a match-high 12 kills for a .089 hitting percentage.
- Isyk posted six kills for the Falcons in set three.
Set Four: Albertus 25 | Dean 22
- It was an evenly matched fourth set as both Albertus and Dean battled through nine ties.
- With the score tied, 22-22, a kill from Ashley David (West Islip, N.Y.), a service ace from Jesselle Guzman (El Paso, Tex.) and a kill from Onorato sealed the win for Albertus, forcing a fifth-deciding set.
Set Five: Dean 15 | Albertus 11
- Down 5-1, Albertus rallied together a short run and evened the set, 6-6, on an attack error by the Bulldogs.
- Dean took over on offense and started to pull away with the set, 14-8, but Albertus battled back to within three, 14-11.
- However, an attack error by the Falcon gave the Bulldogs the home win, 15-11.
- Vanessa Isyk - 17 Kills
- Jaiden Williams - 34 Assists
- Jesselle Guzman and Maria Vazquez - 4 Aces
- Vanessa Isyk - 22 Digs
- Kait Anderson - 18 Kills
- Nicole Defosses - 29 Assists
- Melanie Rios-Nevarez - 4 Aces
- Melanie Rios-Nevarez - 20 Digs
- Miranda Marquez and Kait Anderson - 3 Blocks
- Vanessa Isyk - 17 Kills and 22 Digs
- Jaiden Williams - 34 Assists and 20 Digs
- Summer Onorato - 14 Kills and 11 Digs
- Melanie Rios-Nevarez - 13 Kills and 20 Digs
- Nicole Defosses - 29 Assists and 16 Digs
The women's volleyball team returns to action on Wednesday, October 17 as the Falcons resume conference play with a home match against the University of Saint Joseph's (CT). Game time is set for 7 p.m. in New Haven, Conn.