Warriors Volleyball Falls to Jefferson

Warriors Volleyball Falls to Jefferson

The Nyack College Warriors volleyball team faced off in an away conference match against Jefferson University. The Warriors competed with Jefferson and stole a set but in the end was unable to pull out the win, losing in four sets. 

In the first set of the game the Warriors started off slow but managed to stay in the game, only two points behind Jefferson until a score of 10-12 when Jefferson began to pull ahead. At a score of 14-21, the Warriors managed to bridge part of the point gap with a five point serving run by Kirby Cuellar featuring kills by Kyra Zuhlke and Shayna Timson bringing the score to 20-21. The Warriors were unable to pull through, losing the last four points in a row and the set to Jefferson. 

In the second set the Warriors started off slow again falling behind early but at a score of 5-8 the Warriors went on a six point serving run by British Dawson briding the point gap and pulling ahead of Jefferson by two points. THe Warriors used this momentum for the rest of the game. Jefferson managed to tie up the game at tims but the Warriors came back and stole points gaining the lead again. The set ended with a kill by Cassady Hymes and a set win for the Warriors. 

The third set of the game began on a kill by Kyra Zuhlke. Jefferson again was able to get up a few points which was then fixed on a four point serving run by Rachel Medin putting the Warriors in the lead by two points. The Warriors managed to pull further ahead at a score of 11-9 when Makayla Veracka went on a four point scoring run featuring kills by Abby Wright. Jefferson managed to tie up the score at 19-19 where both teams battled for the win bringing the score to a final of 26-28 where the Warriors fell short. 

In the fourth and final set of the game the Warriors were unable to find the momentum they needed and fell behind early in the set with an eight point gap. Nyack was unable to bridge this gap and lost the set with a final score of 14-25, and the game 1-3 Jefferson. 

Up Next: The Nyack College Warriors volleyball team will face off in an away conference match against Concordia College on Wednesday October 30th at 6:00PM.