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Volleyball Falls in Straight Sets to Hofstra

UAlbany Sports Information   09-01-2018

Volleyball Score: Hofstra 3, UAlbany 0 (18-25, 16-25, 8-25)

Location: West Point, N.Y. – Gillis Field House

Records: UAlbany (1-5), Hofstra (5-1)

Short Story: The UAlbany volleyball team fell in its final game of the Black Knight Invitational – falling in straight sets to Hoftsra on Saturday afternoon. Outside hitter Kelly Cameron earned the squad’s first double-double of the season notching 19 assists and 12 digs.

Keys Stats:

UAlbany: Kelly Cameron led Albany with 19 assists and 12 digs, while Nicole Otero had 16 digs and Akuabata Okenwa had seven kills. 

Hofstra:  Ivania Ortiz posted six service aces in the contest. Aisha Skinner added 11 kills and eight digs while Luisa Sydlik recorded 32 assists and six digs.

Key Situations:

Hofstra: The Pride held its opponent below a .100 attack percentage as the Pride's defense forced the Great Danes into just a .033 hitting percentage. Doris Bogoje contributed nine kills for the Pride, while Laura Masciullo added seven. 

Back in Action:

The Great Danes will be back in action Friday, September 7 for day one of the FGCU Invitational. UAlbany will play two on Friday – Western Illinois (11 a.m.) and FGCU (7 p.m.) – and one on Saturday – West Virginia (1 p.m.).

Notables:

  • UAlbany and Hofstra are knotted 2-2 in the all-time series
  • Kelly Cameron picked up the team’s first double-double (19 assists, 12 digs)

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