Buffalo, NY - The D'Youville women's volleyball team took on the first place Mount Aloysius Mounties on Saturday afternoon, falling to the Mounties by the final score of 3-0.
Mount Aloysius jumped out to an early lead in the first at 5-1, going on to extend their lead at 14-7. The Mounties would carry their strong start to the end of the first as they won the first set 25-13.
D'Youville would come out sharp in the second, leading 10-4 over the Mounties early on in the set. As the set went on, the Spartans kept up their strong play with a 17-10 lead, but Mount Aloysius would close the gap to trail 21-20. The Mounties would then overtake the Spartans to win the second set 25-21.
Tied 6-6 in the third, Mount Aloysius would begin to pull away from D'Youville to lead 13-8. That lead remained at five with the score growing to 18-13, but the Mounties would then go on a run to close out the match with a 25-14 third set victory.
Angela Filkov (North Collins, NY/North Collins) led the team with 15 assists with Desiree Walters (Oswego, IL/Oswego) tallying a team high 11 digs. Sarah Wittek (Elma, NY/Iroquois) recorded a team-high nine kills as Brianna Damstetter (Buffalo, NY/City Honors) registering five. Carly Milleville (Niagara Falls, NY/Niagara-Wheatfield) added six digs.
The next match for the women will come this Tuesday, October 8 as they play at Pitt.-Bradford at 7:00pm.