Women's Volleyball

2018 Record: 12-17; GNAC Record: 3-9 / GNAC Tournament Appearances: 1

Women’s Volleyball Tops Both Lehman and Nichols at Home Tri-Match

Women’s Volleyball Tops Both Lehman and Nichols at Home Tri-Match

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The Albertus Magnus College women's volleyball team bested both Lehman College (3-0) and Nichols College (3-1) at a home tri-match on Saturday, Sept. 7, to improve to 3-0 at home on the young season.

THE BASICS
MATCH 1 FINAL: Albertus Magnus 3 | Lehman 0
MATCH 2 FINAL: Albertus Magnus 3 | Nichols 1
RECORDS: Albertus Magnus (3-3) | Lehman (1-4) | Nichols (3-2)
MATCH 1 BOX | MATCH 2 BOX


MATCH 1 VS. Lehman
Set One: Albertus Magnus 25 | Lehman 5
Set Two: Albertus Magnus 25 | Lehman 18
Set Three: Albertus Magnus 25 | Lehman 24

KEY HIGHLIGHTS
• In the opener, the Falcons posted a season-best .167 hitting percentage and tied the nightcap with a season-high 17 service aces.
• Freshman middle Diana Kalman (Naugatuck, Conn.) paced the offense in the opener with a season-high-tying eight kills on 16 swings, giving her a .250 attack percentage.
• Fellow rookie Peyton Davis (North Haven, Conn.) stole the show at the service line with seven aces.
• Defensively, senior Jesselle Guzman (El Paso, Texas) paced all players with 22 digs.
• The opening set marked the first time this season that Albertus held its opponent to single digits in a frame.

TEAM HIGHS
Albertus:
Diana Kalman – 8 Kills
Jaiden Williams – 23 Assists
Peyton Davis – 7 Aces
Jesselle Guzman – 22 Digs

Lehman:
• Franchesca Acevedo – 5 Kills
• Betsy Abril – 10 Assists
• Franchesca Acevedo – 2 Aces
• Yari Peguero – 9 Digs
• Andrea Alarcon, Maria Garcia, Sky Mercado and Franchesca Acevedo – 1 Block 


MATCH 2 VS. Nichols
Set One: Albertus Magnus 25 | Nichols 22
Set Two: Albertus Magnus 25 | Nichols 16
Set Three: Nichols 26 | Albertus Magnus 24
Set Four: Albertus Magnus 25 | Nichols 19

KEY HIGHLIGHTS
• Albertus logged a season-best 31 assists in the nightcap, in addition to tying a season-high with 17 aces.
• Davis logged another impressive performance against the Bison, finishing with her first career double-double on 11 kills and 10 digs.
• Kalman and Ashley David (West Islip, N.Y.) also had stellar offensive showings with eight kills each.
• With her eight kills in the second match today, David now has 502 in her illustrious career.
Jaiden Williams (Orange, Conn.) was at the center of the Falcons' attack, posting a season-high 26 assists on the team's 31 kills.
• Guzman rounded out her stellar day with 27 more digs against Nichols to lead all players. 

TEAM HIGHS
Albertus:
Peyton Davis – 11 Kills
Jaiden Williams – 26 Assists
Peyton Davis – 5 Aces
Jesselle Guzman – 27 Digs
Diana Kalman – 2 Blocks

Nichols:
• Allyson Tuxbury – 10 Kills
• Zoe Chevrette – 26 Assists
• Madison Perrotti – 6 Aces
• Madison Perrotti and Jayleen Fegan – 13 Digs
• Chardae Saunders – 5 Blocks

DOUBLE-DOUBLES
Albertus:
Peyton Davis – 11 Kills and 10 Digs

Nichols:
Allyson Tuxbury - 10 Kills and 11 Digs 


UP NEXT
The women's volleyball team continues its seven-match homestand on Tuesday, Sept. 10, against Dean College at 7 p.m. at the Cosgrove Marcus Messer Athletic Center.