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Volleyball Defeats UMBC in Five Sets for First AE Win

UAlbany Sports Information   09-27-2019

Scores: UAlbany 3, UMBC 2 (25-21, 25-11, 23-25, 21-25, 15-13)

Location: UMBC Events Center in Baltimore, MD.

Records: UAlbany (5-9, 1-0 AE), UMBC (3-10, 0-1 AE)

Short Story: The UAlbany volleyball team defeated UMBC in five sets to secure its first America East win of the season Friday night.

Coach Pickard: “We came out strong early in the match and played well. UMBC made some adjustments and we took a bit of time to make our own. I’m proud of the way we battled through all five sets and came out with a win. The team has worked hard to play as a unit and we did that tonight.”

By the numbers vs. UMBC

Notes

  • The match marks the eighth time this season that Okenwa has notched double digit kills.
  • Macken’s 29 digs are a season high.
  • Evering has tallied double digit kills in three matches so far this season.
  • Okenwa has 983 career kills. 

Next

The Great Danes host New Hampshire in their home opener on Friday, October 4. First serve is set for 7 p.m.

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