Buffalo, NY - The D'Youville women's volleyball team lost to the visiting Penn State-Behrend Lions on Wednesday evening by the final score of 3-0.
Behrend began the match by jumping out to a 9-5 lead in the first set before the Spartans would trail by one at 10-9. The Lions would then go on a run to go up 18-10 before going on to win the first set 25-17.
Leading 5-4 early, Behrend would again go on a big run to take a 10-point lead at 16-6. That lead continued to grow until it was too big for the Spartans to overcome as the Lions took the second set 25-14.
D'Youville brought their A-game in the third as they came back from a 4-1 lead to go ahead of the Lions 9-8. The two teams would battle throughout as D'Youville went ahead 20-17 late. However, the Lions would come back to win the third 26-24 and the match 3-0.
Carly Milleville (Niagara Falls, NY/Niagara-Wheatfield) led the team with eight kills while Sarah Wittek (Elma, NY/Iroquois) followed with seven and Brianna Damstetter (Buffalo, NY/City Honors) added six. Angela Filkov (North Collins, NY/North Collins) recorded a team high 17 assists in the loss while adding seven digs.
The next match for the women comes tomorrow evening as they host the Houghton Highlanders at 7:00pm.