Volleyball Battles Hard in Tough Road Losses to Molloy and Le Moyne

Volleyball Battles Hard in Tough Road Losses to Molloy and Le Moyne

The Nyack College volleyball team was back in action on Friday afternoon facing off with the host Molloy College and Le Moyne College. Nyack lost both matches with a final score of 0-3, which drops their overall record to 0-4.

Nyack would be down early in the first match against Molloy. The Lions jumped to an early 8-2 lead., which they held on to until the score was 20-12. Nyack pushed their way back into that first set by scoring six unanswered points cutting the Lion's lead to two, 18-20. Both teams tried to push in order to take the first set. With the scored tied at 24 the Lions were able to secure the first set with two consecutive points.

The Warriors started better into set two jumping to a 9-6 lead. But the Lions slwoly worked their way back into the set with a 11-10 lead. Both teams battled back and forth, but Molloy made a final push to put some distance between them and the Warriors at 20-17. The Lions held on to their lead finished set two with a score of 25-18.

Nyack jumped to a 9-6 lead again in set three and held on to that lead for the majority of the third set. With the score being 15-12 for the Warriors the Lions went on a 7-1 run to snatch the third set away from the Warriors and finish the game with a final set of 25-19.

Larreya Hayden led the Warriors in the first match with 11 kills and a .500 kill percentage.

In the second match the Warriors squred off with the Le Moyne College Dolphins. The first set was tightly contested and neither team was able to pull away. The Dolphins created a little separation between them and the Warriors after scoring three consecutive points with the score 13-13. Le Moyne was able to hold on to their slim margin finishing th first set with a score of 25-20.

The Dolphins enjoyed the better start in the second set with an early 4-2 lead, but the Warriors pushed back taking the lead and running with it for the majority of the set. Nyack was leading 18-15 when the Dolphins eight unanswered points to take the second set with a score of 25-21.

The third set went back and forth until the Dolphins pulled away with the a score of 16-11. But Nyack was not willing to give up. Four unanswered points led the Warriors back in the set, 16-15. Le Moyne was now determined to finish the game out going on a 9-2 run finish the set with a final score of 25-17.

Hayden led the Warriors in match two as well with a total of 12 kills which was a match high that she held together with Le Moyne's