Score: Nyack 3 | Concordia 0
Nyack Record: 2-18, 1-11 CACC
Concordia Record: 3-11, 3-11 CACC
Location: Meyer Ath. Center
Nyack College Women's Volleyball secured their first Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference win for the 2015 campaign against the Concordia College Clippers. The Warriors progress to a 2-18 overall record with their victory.
How It Happened:
Sophomore Lindsay Miller (Chandler, AZ) led the Warriors offense with 15 kills against the Clippers, sporting a .379 kill percentage for the night. Following in her suit, sophomore Alexus Winters (Yorba Linda, CA) tallied 13 kills for the Warriors with a .258 kill percentage. Senior Annah Aguilar(New Bloomfield, PA) made her contributions to the Warriors offense from the service line garnering 3 service aces. Aguilar remained a consistent presence as a server allowing the Warriors to rally against the Clipper's. Aguilar also provided assurance for the Warriors on defense, in the front and back row, tallying 9 digs and 1 block assist. Sophomore Jillian Smith (Oceanside, CA) also earned 1 ace for the Warriors while providing 8 digs and 1 block assist. Freshman setter Natalie Anderson (Tualatin, OR) topped the defense with 12 digs for the night in the Clippers attempt to throw the Warriors out of system. Miller and Winters held the Clippers at the net earning 3 and 2 blocks respectively. The Warriors team effort was reflected in the final outcome of the match as they swept the Clippers 3-0.
Aguilar started set 1 with a three point serving run while the Warriors accumulated 1 kill from each member of the front row. Nyack established a 4 point lead until the Clippers caught up at 10-10. The score would climb steadily as the two teams exchanged point for point until the Warriors gained a 5 point advantage at 20-15. Concordia would momentarily gain momentum, closing the score gap to 23-21. The Warriors were able to earn the final two points of the game, off of kills from Smith and Winters, ending the set 25-21 in their favor.
The Clippers entered set 2 determined to prevent Nyack from gaining a large lead. The two teams went point for point with limited runs dispersed throughout until the teams were tied 16-16. The Clippers took advantage of their momentum gained from a service ace and earned a 5 point run against Nyack. Nyack was quick to respond, securing a 7 point unanswered run. The set would extend into overtime before concluding 26-24 with an assist from Aguilar to setter Anderson.
Set 3 saw a similar point for point exchange through the first 10 points of play before the Warriors steamrolled into a 9 point lead. The Clippers managed to garner some momentum with a 4 point run before the Warriors ended the match 25-17.
The Warriors will travel again on Thursday, October 29th, to face CACC competitor the Eagles of Post University. The match is scheduled to begin at 7pm.
On Saturday, October 31st, the Warriors will be honoring senior Annah Aguilar for her 4 years with the Volleyball program during their home game against Wilmington University at 12pm. Come out and support your Warriors!
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