Warriors Volleyball Defeated by Felician in Three, Challenging Their Chances at Making Playoffs

The Nyack College Warriors volleybal team faced off in an away conference match against Felician University, the current number one seed in the north division. After Concordia College had just swept Felician in three, the Warriors could have used this win under their belt to help advance them to playoffs but was unable to push through, losing the match in three.

In the first set of the match, the Warriors started with an opportunity to score. After losing the first point, the Warriors used their second opporuntity and earned a kill by rachel Medin. The Warriors were able to keep up with Felcian until a score of 5-6, when Nyack began to slowly fall behind. The gap of points continously increased with the largest point deficit being six points. The Warriors were unable to bridge the large gap of points and ended up losing the set with a final score of 17-25. 

In the second set of the match, the Warriors slowly started to pick up their game. The Warriors ended up losing the momentum they had at the beginning losing five points in a row and creating a point gap. Nyack fought for every point and was able to catch up staying only two points behind Felician, but the Warriors were unable to produce anything promising in order to earn those points and lost the set with a final score of 19-25. 

In the third and final set of the match, the Warriors were unable to side out for the first five points of the game. Nyack took a timeout and a reset and managed to bridge the gap tieing up the score at 9-9. Nyack quickly fell back into their hole and lost four points in a row, putting Felician in the lead and with an advantage. The Warriors battled for every point was unable to push through and dig themselves out, losing the set with a final score of 19-25 and the macth 0-3. 

Up Next: As the season advances the Warriors will have to fight for their spot in playoffs. The Warriors will compete in a home conference match against Holy Family University on Saturday November 9th at 12:00PM. This match will honor the seniors on the team and their time spent at Nyack College.