Fort Collins, Colo. - UAlbany dropped two matches to Colorado State and Nebraska on Saturday in non-conference volleyball action. The Great Danes fell earlier in the day to #5 Nebraska, 3-0, before losing a 3-0 match to the host Rams in the evening. Nebraska posted three game scores of 25-12, 25-13 and 25-12, while Colorado State defeated the Great Danes with scores of 25-20 and 25-15, before going to extra points in the final and winning, 27-25.

            In the early match, Casey Wright and Sara Pope totaled six kills apiece to lead the Great Danes, while Wright did not commit an error in 10 attempts for a .600 hitting percentage. Setter Brooke Stanley finished with 20 assists and five digs, while libero Laurie Gonzalez totaled a match-high 15 digs.

Nebraska's Hannah Werth recorded a match-high 12 kills on .417 hitting, while Brooke Delano tallied 10 kills, hitting .667 in the match. Setter Lauren Cook notched a double-double of 34 assists and 13 digs. The Cornhuskers, who are ranked fifth in the nation, posted a .413 hitting percentage over the three sets. As a team, Nebraska posted nine total blocks, led by Hayley Thramer with six block assists.

In the later match against host Colorado State, Pope and Samantha Brostrom both finished with 11 kills, while Wright added seven kills. Stanley quarterbacked the UAlbany offense with 32 assists, while Lindsey McCloskey totaled a match-high 14 digs. Gonzalez recorded 11 digs and one of UAlbany's three service aces. Vanessa Sheffield notched four block assists to lead the Great Danes, who recorded six total blocks as a team.

The Rams were led by Dana Cranston, who finished with a team-high 13 digs and nine kills. Brieon Paige also recorded nine kills, while Izzy Gaulia added 12 digs. Deedra Foss led the Rams' offense with 37 assists, and posted four of Colorado State's seven service aces.

UAlbany (0-5) will finish off its swing through Colorado on Sunday with a match against Colorado at the Omni Hotels Colorado Volleyball Classic at 4 p.m.

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#5 Nebraska def. UAlbany, 3-0 (25-12, 25-13, 25-12)

Colorado State def. UAlbany (0-5), 3-0 (25-20, 25-15, 27-25

#5 Nebraska 3, UAlbany 0 (Sep 03, 2011)

 

 

Volleyball Box Score

 
Volleyball Box Score
ALBANY vs #5 Nebraska
(Sep 03, 2011 at Fort Collins, Colo.)

   ALBANY      ATTACK  SET  SERVE  SRV  DEF  BLOCK  GEN 
##  Player  SP  TA  PCT  SA  SE  RE  DIG  BS  BA  BE  BHE 
1   McCloskey, Lindsey   .000 
6   Brostrom, Samantha   31  -.097 
10  Wright, Casey   10  .600 
15  Prgomet, Dunja   .125 
18  Whitworth, Gabby   12  .167 
22  Stanley, Brooke   .143  20 
7   Wexel, Abbey   -1.000 
8   Sheffield, Vanessa   -.429 
9   Gonzalez, Laurie   .333  15 
11  Pope, Sara   25  .000 
  Totals  27  23  104  .038  25  40 
  
  TOTAL TEAM BLOCKS: 0.0
TEAM ATTACK BY SET 
Set  TA  Pct 
26  .154 
10  40  .075 
11  38  -.079 
   
SET SCORES     TEAM RECORDS 
ALBANY   (0)  12  13  12     0-4  
Nebraska   (3)  25  25  25     3-1  

   Nebraska      ATTACK  SET  SERVE  SRV  DEF  BLOCK  GEN 
##  Player  SP  TA  PCT  SA  SE  RE  DIG  BS  BA  BE  BHE 
2   Cook, Lauren   .500  34  13 
7   Mancuso, Gina   20  .400 
8   Delano, Brooke   10  15  .667 
12  Broekhuis, Morgan   20  .350 
17  Thramer, Hayley   .200 
44  Werth, Hannah   12  24  .417 
1   Dykstra, Lara   .000 
5   Hubl, Paige   .000 
43  Simpson, Taylor   .000 
  Totals  44  92  .413  41  42  18 
  
  TOTAL TEAM BLOCKS: 9.0
TEAM ATTACK BY SET 
Set  TA  Pct 
16  29  .483 
15  32  .406 
13  31  .355 
    Site: Fort Collins, Colo. (Moby Arena)
Date: Sep 03, 2011 Attend: Time: 1:15
Referees: Ed Halok, Stephen Arichea
   

 

 

Colorado State 3, UAlbany 0 (Sep 03, 2011)



 

Volleyball Box Score

 
Volleyball Box Score
ALBANY vs #15 Colorado State
(Sep 03, 2011 at Fort Collins, Colo.)

   ALBANY      ATTACK  SET  SERVE  SRV  DEF  BLOCK  GEN 
##  Player  SP  TA  PCT  SA  SE  RE  DIG  BS  BA  BE  BHE 
1   McCloskey, Lindsey   .333  14 
6   Brostrom, Samantha   11  32  .188 
10  Wright, Casey   21  .238 
15  Prgomet, Dunja   1.000 
18  Whitworth, Gabby   .111 
22  Stanley, Brooke   11  .364  32 
7   Wexel, Abbey   .000 
8   Sheffield, Vanessa   -.333 
9   Gonzalez, Laurie   1.000  11 
11  Pope, Sara   11  35  .171 
   TEAM                                            
  Totals  40  17  119  .193  39  51 
  
  TOTAL TEAM BLOCKS: 6.0
TEAM ATTACK BY SET 
Set  TA  Pct 
15  47  .234 
27  -.037 
18  45  .289 
   
SET SCORES     TEAM RECORDS 
ALBANY   (0)  20  15  25     0-5  
Colorado State   (3)  25  25  27     5-1  

   Colorado State      ATTACK  SET  SERVE  SRV  DEF  BLOCK  GEN 
##  Player  SP  TA  PCT  SA  SE  RE  DIG  BS  BA  BE  BHE 
2   CRANSTON, Dana   23  .348  13 
3   BRUMMETT, Tori   .000 
4   STEFFAN, Katelyn   20  .300 
5   PLOURDE, Megan   11  .000 
17  PAIGE, Brieon   15  .533 
18  FOSS, Deedra   .167  37 
1   GAULIA, Izzy   .000  12 
6   PETERS, Samantha   -.250 
7   SNIDER, Kelsey   .571 
9   THOMAS, Kaila   13  .308 
10  FOUST, Carlie   .000 
15  REYNOLDS, Marlee   .500 
20  SMITH, Michelle   .000 
  Totals  42  11  107  .290  40  51  12 
  
  TOTAL TEAM BLOCKS: 6.0
TEAM ATTACK BY SET 
Set  TA  Pct 
13  39  .256 
12  26  .346 
17  42  .286 
    Site: Fort Collins, Colo. (Moby Arena)
Date: Sep 03, 2011 Attend: 1350 Time: 1:35
Referees: Gary Houghton, Stephen Arichea