- Junior libero Colton Stearns (Los Altos Hills, Calif.) and Bockman both tallied four block assists in the first match of the day. MIT allowed Bard to score just nine points in the first as a kill from sophomore Cole Linnus (Wellington, Fla.) and another ace by Wang gave the Engineers the first set, 25-9. Leading 15-5, a 10-3 run sparked by two kills apiece by Allen and Gasparich gave the Engineers a 25-8 third set win and a sweep in its second match of the day. 8 SUNY New Paltz for another United Volleyball Conference (UVC) match tomorrow afternoon with first serve slated for noon.
10 nationally ranked Endicott men's volleyball team earned a pair of wins over conference foes Eastern Nazarene (3-0) and Southern Vermont (3-0) on Saturday afternoon at the Lahue Physical Education Center. In match one of the day, Bryn Lipton (Rockford, Ill.) paced the Gulls with a match-high 10 kills on 12 swings (.667). Bozek also compiled seven kills (.636) and five digs, while Nick Hayes (Salem, N.H.) highlighted the Gulls' trio of setters with a career-high 11 assists. For the latest on Endicott Athletics, follow the Gulls on social media on Facebook , Instagram , Twitter , and YouTube .>
QUINCY, Mass.- The Eastern Nazarene College men's volleyball team dropped a 3-0 decision to nationally-ranked Endicott before bouncing back to defeat Southern Vermont 3-0 Saturday afternoon in a conference tri-match at the Lahue Physical Education Center. The Lions move to 6-9 on the season and 1-2 in the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) with the results. Tim Eddings (Endicott, N.Y.) posted a team-best 15 kills and added two blocks on the day. Looking ahead, Eastern Nazarene travels to Nichols for the first-ever meeting between the two teams February 27.
Emanuel-Wright scored on a fastbreak layup to spark a 15-2 run by the Ospreys over the next five minutes giving UNF a lead they would never relinquish. North Florida grew its lead to 17 points early in quarter two but then struggled to find an offensive flow going scoreless for nearly 7 minutes. Bond opened the final frame with a three-pointer thanks to the record-setting assist from Purifoy to give the Ospreys their largest lead of the game, 54-35. The two squads would trade baskets and free throws the rest of the contest as North Florida closed out the game for the double-figure win.
On Kate Davis' walk, the Hoyas tried to throw down at third base, but the ball sailed into the outfield and allowed two more runs to come in. Mackenzie Griffin and Rindy Bryant each tallied a single before coming around on Tiffany Lower's slam to left field for the 7-0 advantage. The Hoyas scratched across a run in the third, but that was all the offense they could muster as Morgan Blourne tossed the full game, fanning six and allowing just four hits The Jaspers struck first in the fourth with one run, but it was all they got as the UNF pitching staff combined to surrender just four total hits with five strikeouts.
SCOUTING THE NORSE Northern Kentucky enters Sunday's game with an 8-17 overall record on the year, including a 7-8 mark against Horizon League opponentsNKU snapped a three-game losing skid last time out, picking up a 65-62 victory over Youngstown State on a last-second three-pointerThis win moved them into sixth place in the #HLWBB standings, as they will be closing out their home slate against the Vikings on SundayAmong Horizon League players, Taylor Clos and Molly Glick are tied for 17th averaging 9.8 points per game, while Kailey Coffey ranks fourth with 8.1 rebounds per contest. Entering the final two weeks of regular season play, Cleveland State stands at 7-9 in Horizon League action with just two games remaining on the #HLWBB schedule. JaMiya Braxton also enters the final two games of regular season play tracking down a freshman class record, as she is just seven three-pointers shy of tying the previous mark. Isabella Geraci, Isabelle Gradwell, With the 2018 Fall Semester in the books, five Vikings earned a spot on the Cleveland State University Dean's List - Dana DeGraffenreid Rachel Slaney , and Mariah White .
The Soaring Eagles made life difficult for the Hawks attack, as EC totaled five blocks while'19 posted a match-high 11 digs.The second set was the tightest affair of the morning as the team's traded blows throughout the early goings. It was too little, too late however as the Hawks picked up a 25-21 win.The second match of the day saw the Soaring Eagles dig deep to pull out a five-set victory over Augustana.It was a tightly contested affair throughout, with all but the opening set being decided by four or less points. However, the Soaring Eagles found a way, as an Augustana service error and a huge kill from McDonough sealed the victory for the Purple and Gold.Head coachon the team coming together as a unit in today's matches"It was a tough loss against a good SUNY New Paltz team this morning, but the guys bounced back in a big way against Augustana. "The Soaring Eagles host UVC foe St. John Fisher College on Wednesday, February 27, in their home opener.
Due to injuries, the Eckerd beach volleyball team again began both matches with a deficit today at the Stetson Spring Fling, ending the tournament with losses to Saint Leo and No. 17 Stetson.Fielding pairs at only three draws in both matches, Eckerd (0-4) trailed 2-0 before the first serve took place. 1 position against Saint Leo asanddefeated Beka Wachob and Brooke Turner by scores of 21-15 and 21-19.It was the only win for EC in the match, however, as Saint Leo (1-3) picked up a 4-1 victory with wins at the No. 3 draw before taking 21-16 losses in each set.The task was no easier against the 17th-ranked Hatters as Stetson (3-1) swept all three matches for a 5-0 victory.The team returns to action next weekend at the Tampa Invitational.
To celebrate Black History Month, the first 200 fans will receive a t-shirt, courtesy of the UofM Alumni Association Black Alumni Chapter.Memphis (10-16 (5-8 AAC)) vs. Houston (14-11 (8-4 AAC))Tip-off: 1 p.m.Location: Elma Roane Fieldhouse Memphis, Tenn.Special Promotion: Free t-shirtsTV: ESPNUMemphis hosts Houston after dropping a road game to UConn in Hartford. She also checks in at 15in free throw percentage, knocking down 66 percent of her trips to the charity stripe.Sophomore forwardis second on the team in scoring, averaging 12.1 points per game. Davis leads Memphis in rebounding, pulling down 8.1 boards per game, a mark that ranks fourth in the conference. For more information on the Memphis women's basketball team, follow the Tigers on social media at @MemphisWBB.
Next Game: at Penn State Altoona 2/23/2019 | 1:00 p.m. HUNTINGDON, Pa. - The Thiel College men's volleyball team was swept 3-0 by the fourteenth ranked Golden Eagles of Juniata College on Friday night.Despite falling in straight sets Thiel was close in each set and never dropped a set by more than four. (25-21, 25-22, 28-26).The Tomcats were the most competitive in the third and forced the set past 25 points but fell 28-26 as the Golden Eagles closed out the match.Thiel had three players register double-digit kills including, andadded a game-high 34 assists andcollected seven digs, which was also a game-high.Thiel returns to action tomorrow as the face off against two Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) opponents in a tri-match in Altoona, Pa.The Tomcats face off against PSU-Altoona at 1 p.m. before facing Wittenberg University at 3 p.m.