September 14, 2013

Women’s Volleyball takes on Molloy College and Nyack on Saturday

STEPHANIE SHEEHAN AND TARA STUHR LOOK TO HELP LEAD THE WARRIORS TO ITS FIRST VICTORY

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NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – The Merrimack College women's volleyball team dropped to 0-5 on the regular season after falling to Bentley on Wednesday night. This weekend the Warriors travel to Rockville Centre, N.Y. to face non-conference opponents Molloy College and Nyack College on Saturday. Merrimack takes on Molloy at 11 a.m. and Nyack at 1 p.m.

The Basics
Date/Time:
Saturday, September 14, 2013 |11 a.m. & 1 p.m.
Records:
Merrimack (0-5)|Molloy (3-2) | Nyack (1-3)
Location:
 Quealy Gymnasium| Rockville Centre, N.Y.

Last Time Out
In the opening frame, Bentley took set one from Merrimack, 25-13. Merrimack managed to pull within two points before the Falcons closed the door, taking the second set, 25-23.

With the score 11-10 in the third set, the Warriors took a 5-0 run to take a strong lead, taking the third set, 25-21. In the fourth set, the Navy and Gold kept the momentum going defeating Bentley, 26-24.

Bentley opened up set five with an 8-0 and never looked back. The Falcons took set five and the match 15-4.

The Warriors:

  • Madison Burke (San Jose, Calif.) leads the Northeast-10 with 91 digs.
  • Stephanie Sheehan (Smithtown, N.Y.) leads the Northeast-10 with 63 kills.
  • Merrimack held a 56-49 kill advantage over Bentley.
  • Tara Stuhr (Huntington Beach, Calif.) recorded her second double-double of her young career with 48 assists and 12 digs
  • Sheehan registered her first double-double of the season with 28 kills and 13 digs

The Opponent: Nyack College

  • Overall record is 1-3, defeating Bentley College 3-2 
  • Sophomore Samantha Garza leads the team with 51 kills (3.19 k/set)
  • Senior Brianna Kane leads the team with 131 assists (8.19 a/set)

The Opponent: Molloy College

  • Junior Sam Berna leads the team with 59 kills (2.81 k/set)
  • Freshman Alley Stefanovski leads the team with 93 assists (4.43 a/set)
  • Molloy averages 11.1 kills per set and 10.0 assists per set.

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