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New Haven, Conn. - Sophomore Genesis Cora Luquis (Meriden, Conn.) recorded a team-high 11 kills behind a .455 hitting percentage as the Albertus Magnus College women's volleyball team defeated Purchase College in straight sets, 3-0, Monday evening in non-conference play.
FINAL: Albertus Magnus 3 | Purchase 0
RECORDS: Albertus Magnus (9-9) | Purchase (2-10)
HOW IT HAPPENED
Set One: Albertus 25 | Purchase 12
- Albertus opened set one with a 15-5 lead behind five kills from Cora Luquis.
- Purchase battled to within six, 15-9, following a short run, but Albertus sealed the win with a 10-3 run.
Set Two: Albertus 25 | Purchase 8
- Albertus controlled the set and held a 15-7 lead entering a Purchase timeout.
- The Falcons closed out the frame with a 10-1 rally sparked by a ball handling error by the Panthers.
- As a team, Albertus recorded a .400 hitting percentage.
Set Three: Albertus 25 | Purchase 17
- Purchase threatened Albertus in the third, cutting the Falcons' lead to within two, 17-15.
- However, Albertus claimed set three, 25-17, following a 8-2 run.
- The Falcons registered 12 kills in third, compared to 11 kills in both the first and second set, respectively.
- Also in the third, freshman Jianni Montero (New Haven, Conn.) registered her first assist of the season as well as recorded three digs in her college debut.
- Genesis Cora Luquis - 11 Kills
- Jaiden Williams (Orange, Conn.) - 28 Assists
- Jesselle Guzman (El Paso, Tx.) - 4 Aces and 15 Digs
- Ebony Labrador-Barns (New Haven, Conn.) - 1 Block
- Grace Ann Gropp - 4 Kills
- Leah Bickley - 4 Assists
- Sommer Code - 2 Aces
- Isis Gonzalez - 13 Digs
- Joetta Francis and Sommer Code - 1 Block
The women's volleyball team returns to action on Wednesday, October 10 as the Falcons resume conference play with a road match at Anna Maria College. Game time is set for 7 p.m. in Paxton, Mass.