Le Moyne Gets Past Women’s Volleyball, 3-0

Nasby led the Skyhawks with 11 kills

EASTON, Mass., (October 28, 2016) – The Stonehill women's volleyball team fell to Le Moyne, 3-0 by set scores of 25-23, 25-19, and 25-20 in Friday night's match at the Merket Gymnasium.  

Stonehill's (9-12, 4-6 NE-10) junior Marykay Nasby (Belle Plaine, Minn./Belle Plaine) recorded a team- and match-high 11 kills, while teammates Megan Penino (Wantagh, N.Y.) and Katherine DeLanty (Smithtown, N.Y./Smithtown West) followed with six kills. Four Skyhawks tallied double-digit digs including Ashley Hitchcock (Warrenville, Ill./Benet Academy) with 12, Taylor Stevens (Foster, R.I./Pontaganset) with 11, and Rachel Dunlavy (Bridgton, Mich./Father Gabriel Richard) and Claire Manuszak (Indianapolis, Ind./Bishop Chatard) with 10 apiece.

Le Moyne (18-5, 8-2 NE-10) also saw one player in double-digit kills, as Natalie Casson led the charge with 11. Mikayla Porr tallied 22 digs in the victory, while Kendall Corcoran recorded 34 assists.

Stonehill's .211 hitting percentage in the first set outlasted Le Moyne, even though the Dolphins ended up on top with a 25-23 set win.

In the second frame, Le Moyne came out with fire, as its .227 hitting clip and biggest lead of seven, came three times with its last, 20-13, secured set point, 25-19.

The two teams battled back and forth in the third set with eight knotted scores and six lead changes, as the Dolphins would close out the match with a 12-5 run, taking match point, 25-20.

Stonehill continues Northeast-10 Conference play as it hosts the College of Saint Rose on Saturday, October 29 at 2 p.m. for another Dig Pink Match. If interested in donating to the Side-Out Foundation, which raises funds for clinical trials specifically for patients with stage four breast cancer please click here.

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