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New Haven, Conn. – Behind a double-double from freshman Jaiden Williams (Orange, Conn.), the Albertus Magnus College women's volleyball team defeated the Newbury College Nighthawks in straight sets, 3-0, Tuesday evening at the Cosgrove Marcus Messer Athletics Center.
Following tonight's win, Albertus is now 3-10 against Newbury in the all-time series and has won the last two meetings, including tonight.
FINAL SCORE: Albertus Magnus 3 | Newbury 0
RECORDS: Albertus Magnus (4-2) | Newbury (1-3)
HOW IT HAPPENED
Albertus Magnus came out of the gate hot hitting an impressive .310 at the net behind a game-high 17 kills to take the 1-0 advantage over the Nighthawks, 25-19.
Newbury threatened Albertus is set two, tying the score at 20-20, following a kill from Sophia Ortiz, but the Falcons managed to close out the frame with a 5-2 run, 25-22.
With the third set tied at 11-11, Albertus rallied off a 5-1 run to take a four-point lead, 16-12, heading into a timeout. Coming out of the break, Newbury battled back to within one, 20-19, but Albertus kept its composure and secured the home win.
- Genesis Cora Luquis – 14 kills
- Jaiden Williams – 31 assists
- Maria Vazquez – 4 service aces
- Jesselle Guzman – 16 digs
- Stephanie Rheaume – 11 kills and 2 blocks
- Halie Sanders – 21 assists
- Sophia Ortiz – 5 service aces
- Amanda Payne – 17 digs
- Albertus Magnus – Jaiden Williams: 31 assists and 12 digs
The women's volleyball team returns to action on Thursday, September 13th as the Falcons hit the road and take on Lehman College. First serve is set for 7 p.m.