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Spartans Battle Hard in Non-Conference Match against Brockport

Spartans Battle Hard in Non-Conference Match against Brockport

Buffalo, NY – The D'Youville women's volleyball team suffered a loss to a tough non-conference opponent in the Brockport Golden Eagles on Thursday evening by the final score of 3-0.

Brockport opened the match looking to make their presence known. They led 7-0 and then would maintain their seven-point lead at 17-10. The Golden Eagles would increase their lead to 10 at 23-13, then going on to win the first set 25-13.

Down one set, the Spartans had a response for Brockport to open up the second set. D'Youville led 7-4 before their opponent would take over and hold a 13-9 advantage. The Spartans would come back to trail by one at 14-13, but Brockport would go on a run and win the second set 25-18.

Determined to get back in the match, the Spartans jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the third. Brockport would battle back to tie the set at 8-8, but D'Youville would score four straight to lead the set 12-8. The two teams would go back and forth until the Golden Eagles led 24-22. Nearly beaten, the Spartans tied the match at 24-24. However Brockport would score two of the next three points to win the set 27-25 and the match 3-0.

Julie Fleming (Tonawanda, NY/Mt. St. Mary's Academy) led the team with seven kills and two blocks, adding eight digs. Desiree Walters (Oswego, IL/Oswego) recorded a team high 15 digs while Angela Filkov (North Collins, NY/North Collins) tallied 13 assists to lead the team.

Samantha Murray (Hamburg, NY/Frontier) had six kills while Talia Wright (Derby, NY/Lake Shore) added seven digs and Carly Milleville (Niagara Falls, NY/Niagara-Wheatfield) totaled six digs.

The next match for the women comes this Saturday, September 29 as they travel to Mount Aloysius to play the Mounties at 1:00pm.