Albany, New Hampshire, UMBC Notch Wins In Friday Night Volleyball Matches
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Albany and New Hampshire both remained perfect, while UMBC also notched an important win in Friday night America East volleyball action.
Friday, October 5
- Sophomore Hannah Schmidt notched her team-leading sixth double-double of the year with 16 kills and 10 digs as the UMBC volleyball team swept Hartford.
The Retrievers improved to 19-2 all-time against Hartford.
- Sareeta Nethersole was the only Hawk in double-digit kills with 11 and Dionna Kirton led Hartford with 13 digs.
- Senior , in her new role as UAlbany's setter, recorded 30 assists, seven digs, two aces, and five kills on .833 hitting to lead the Great Danes to a 3-0 sweep of Binghamton
- The win kept Albany unbeaten in conference play, with wins in 46 of their last 49 matches.
- Alex Roland led Binghamton with 13 kills, while Grace Vickers recorded nine kills for the Bearcats.
- Morgan Thatcher registered a match-high 18 kills to lift the University of New Hampshire volleyball team to a 3-1 win over Stony Brook.
- New Hampshire moves to 4-0 in America East play and has now won seven-straight matches.
- Stony Brook has been led by standout freshman Melissa Rigo, who continues to lead the conference with 4.36 kills per set. The last time a freshman led the conference in kills per set was Maine's Leah Voss in 2000.
Saturday, October 6
- Binghamton leads Hartford 17-3 in the all-time series, with the Hawks winning for the first time last season in eight years, beating the Bearcats, 3-2.
Sunday, October 7
Stony Brook at Providence, 1 p.m. - Live Stats
- The Friars are looking to stop a 16-match losing streak.
UMBC at Albany, 2 p.m. - Video
- Albany owns a 21-2 advantage in the all-time series, with UMBC's last win coming in 2007.