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Volleyball Takes Down UMBC, 3-1, For Fourth Straight Win

UAlbany Sports Information   09-30-2018

Volleyball Score: UAlbany 3, UMBC 1

Location: Albany, N.Y. – University Gym  

Records: UAlbany (8-7, 2-0 AE) | UMBC (4-12, 0-2 AE)

Short Story: The UAlbany volleyball team increased its win streak to four games after fighting off UMBC in four sets on Sunday afternoon at University Gym. The Great Danes improve to 2-0 in American East action.

The Retrievers grabbed an early 1-0 advantage with a 25-22 win in set one but the Great Danes fought hard and won the final three games to take the match, 3-1.

Key Stats:

Game Notes:

  • UAlbany has now won 12 consecutive regular season matches dating back to the 2017
  • The Great Danes earned 11 team blocks while the Retrievers posted four.
  • UAlbany is riding a four-game win streak.
  • The Great Danes have now won back-to-back games after falling in set one.
  • Andersen Vaughan had a match-best 38 assists to go along with 12 digs and two kills.
  • Danielle Tedesco posted a game-high six blocks.
  • Kristin Watson recorded a game-best 30 digs for UMBC.

Back in Action: UAlbany begins its six-game road trip at Stony Brook on Friday, Oct. 5 for a 7:00 p.m. tilt. The contest is a rematch of the 2017 America East Tournament Semifinal Game in which the Seawolves won, 3-0.

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