Volleyball Sweeps Saint Michael's 3-0

Mary Campbell and Tess Haller

THE BASICS:

- Score: Assumption 3, Saint Michael's 0

- Records: Assumption (1-8 overall, 1-2 NE10), Saint Michael's (0-5 overall, 0-1 NE10)

- Location: Worcester, Mass. (Laska Gymnasium)

- The Lead: Assumption took control in the first two sets to get Saint Michael's College on their heels and fought a comeback by the Purple Knights in the third set to secure their first win on the season, 3-0, on Tuesday evening.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

- The Hounds came out to a strong start in the first set, taking the lead 3-0 and did not lose the lead the entire set. Assumption strung together an 11-point run to take the lead 24-12 and eventually win the set 25-13.

- The second set was back and forth with the Hounds keeping the lead the entire time. They put together a 4-0 run to increase their lead to 20-8 and then defended against the Purple Knights 7-0 answer in order to take the set 25-16.

- The Hounds took a 5-1 lead to start the third set only to be answered valiantly by the Purple Knights. Assumption took the lead 20-12 before the Purple Knights started their comeback. The Purple Knights rallied for a four-point run to make the score 20-16 and continued to battle until the end, before the Hounds took the set 25-21 to capture the match 3-0.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

- Freshman Alexandra Krawczyk (East Patchogue, N.Y./Bellport) recorded the most assists in the match with 22, along with four digs, one kill and one block.

- Mary Campbell (Plainville, Mass./Bishop Feehan) led the match with eight kills followed by Alana Hruska (Marlborough, Conn./RHAM) and Kellie Smith (Richland, Mich./Gull Lake) with seven a piece.

- Assumption's Brenna Chrisom (Dover, N.H./Saint Thomas Aquinas) led the Hounds with 13 digs while Smith recorded 11. Saint Michael's Tanner Barton led the match in digs with 15.

UP NEXT:

- The Hounds are back on their home court for a match up with Adelphi on Saturday, September 22 at 1 p.m.

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