Women's Volleyball

2017 Record: 16-14; GNAC: 4-8 / GNAC Tournament Appearances: 1

Women's Volleyball Sweeps In-State Rival Saint Joseph's (Conn.)

Women's Volleyball Sweeps In-State Rival Saint Joseph's (Conn.)

Link: Box Score

New Haven, Conn. - Sophomore Genesis Cora Luquis (Meriden, Conn.) of the Albertus Magnus College women's volleyball team recorded her fifth double-double of the season, 16 kills and 15 digs, as the Falcons swept the University of Saint Joseph's (CT) in straight sets, 3-0, Wednesday evening in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) action.

THE BASICS
FINAL: Albertus Magnus 3 | University of Saint Joseph's (CT) 0
RECORDS: Albertus Magnus (11-11, 3-7) | University of Saint Joseph's (CT) (8-13, 1-9)

HOW IT HAPPENED
Set One: Albertus 25 | Saint Joseph's 15

  • The Falcons posted a game-high 14 kills for a .406 hitting percentage.
  • Albertus held a three-point, 16-13, lead following a service error by the Blue Jays.
  • Albertus ended set one with a 9-2 run, including six kills from Cora Luquis.

Set Two: Albertus 25 | Saint Joseph's 21

  • Saint Joseph's and Albertus battled through 12 ties in set two.
  • The Blue Jays posted a game-high 11 kills.
  • Up 22-18, Albertus saw the visitors battle back to within two, 22-20, by a kill from Cora Luquis, Ashley David (West Islip, N.Y.) and Vanessa Isyk (Meriden, Conn.) sealed the second set win.

Set Three: Albertus 25 | Saint Joseph's 13

  • The Falcons opened the final set with a 7-1 run and pushed their lead to 11, 19-8, heading into a Blue Jay timeout.
  • Saint Joseph's was unable to play catch-up as the Falcons secure the win, 25-13, following a 6-5 run.

TEAM HIGHS
Albertus:

Saint Joseph's:

  • Torrie Epps and Hannah Benson - 6 Kills
  • Brenna Miller - 22 Assists
  • Aminah Tsonga - 2 Aces
  • Janell Molina - 14 Digs
  • Torrie Epps - 3 Blocks

DOUBLE-DOUBLES
Albertus:

UP NEXT
The women's volleyball team returns to action on Thursday, October 18 as the Falcons take on the College of New Rochelle.