Stony Brook handed Albany its first loss in America East play as part of
volleyball action on Friday night. It was Albany's first conference loss since
October 16, 2011, at New Hampshire and first home conference loss since falling
to Binghamton on October 22, 2010.
also notched a five-set win over New Hampshire, while UMBC finished a sweep of
Providence in the season series.
Brook (8-12, 3-4 AE) 3, at Albany (10-12, 7-1), 1
(15-25, 25-22, 25-18, 25-22)
- Evann Slaughter
had 15 kills and five blocks while Melissa Rigo added 14 kills and 13 digs
as Stony Brook beat Albany, 3-1.
- It was the
first win for the Seawolves over the Great Danes in five years (Oct. 28,
- Albany won
the first set, and then led 19-18 in the second set before Stony Brook
rattled off five-straight points and went on to win the set on a Rigo
(12-13, 5-3) 3, at Providence (1-25, 0-8), 1
Schmidt recorded her ninth double-double of the season to beat Providence
in four sets at Alumni Hall Friday night.
- It was UMBC's ninth-straight
win over the Friars.
McCollum registered a double-double for the Friars with 12 kills and 14
- UMBC hit
.294 in the match, including .441 in the third set.
Binghamton (8-16, 5-3) 3, at New Hampshire
(13-10, 5-3) 2
avoided being swept in the season series for the first time since 2004, topping
the Wildcats in a thrilling five-set match.
Partaleva had a career-high 23 kills to lead the Bearcats, including five
in the decisive fifth-set that took extra points to decide.
Wildcats battled back from an 11-6 deficit to win the first set and
trailed by one at 19-18 in the second before a 5-0 run by the Bearcats
knotted the match at one-set apiece.
hit .484 in the second set, registering 16 kills to put the Wildcats away,
- After New
Hampshire tied the match by winning the fourth set, Binghamton fought off
match point twice in the fifth set. Trailing 16-15, Binghamton scored
three-straight to win the set and the match.
- The Wildcats
own an 11-9 advantage in the all-time series. The last time New Hampshire
swept Binghamton in a season series was 2004.
Sunday, October 28
UMBC at New
Hampshire, 1 p.m.
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The Wildcats own a slight edge in the all-time
series with the Retrievers at 10-9 after winning in five sets earlier this
Four Wildcats had double-digit kills in that
match, led by Morgan Thatcher who had 18. Sherelle Walker had 22 kills to leda
all players for UMBC while hitting. 385.
Providence, 1 p.m.
Binghamton defeated Providence in straight sets
in the first meeting this season. The Bearcats had 13 blocks in that contest
and held the Friars to a -.035 hitting percentage.
The Bearcats own a 5-0 record in the all-time
series against the Friars.
Stony Brook at Hartford,
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Stony Brook won the first meeting between the
two teams at home, 3-1. Melissa Rigo led the Seawolves with 20 kills in that
Hartford actually outhit Stony Brook, .246 to
.234, in the first meeting, most of that coming from the third set where the
Seawolves hit -.211 and were beating 25-12.
The Seawolves own a 24-2 advantage in the
all-time series with the Hawks.