Providence Volleyball Falls To Pirates

Oct. 20, 2017

Box Score

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Providence College women’s volleyball team faced the Seton Hall Pirates on Friday, Oct. 20. The Friars fell to the Pirates, 3-1. Providence now has a recorded of 15-9 (4-5) on the season.

FIRST SET HIGHLIGHTS:
-The Pirates claimed the first set, 25-17.
-The Friars had three separate players record service aces as Addison Root (Wichita, Kan.), Allison Barber (Woodbury, Minn.) and Megan Onyundo (Woodbridge, Va.) each tallied one.
-Onyundo led the Friars in kills with three while Root and Jenae Alderson (Brooklyn Park, Minn.) each added two.
-Barber recorded eight assists and four digs for Providence.

SECOND SET HIGHLIGHTS:
-Providence roared back to take the second set 25-16.
- After dropping the first point, the Friars went on a 7-0 run, forcing the Pirates to call a timeout.
-The Friars recorded an impressive .517 hitting percentage while holding Seton Hall to a .161 hitting percentage.
-Onyundo exploded for six kills in the second set to lead PC.
-Barber recorded 14 assists in the second set.

THIRD SET HIGHLIGHTS:
-After a back and forth affair that saw multiple lead changes, the Pirates emerged on top with a score of 28-26.
-Cayla Veverka (Collegeville, Pa.) tallied a total of five kills in set three.
-Barber again led Providence in assists (13).
-McKenzie Lydon (Stuart, Fla.) tallied a total of seven digs in the third set.

FOURTH SET HIGHLIGHTS:
-The Friars dropped the fourth and final set, 25-13.
-Alderson recorded a set high four kills for Providence.

MATCH HIGHS:
- The Friars had four players with double digit kills. Onyundo led the group with 14, followed by Root with 11 and then both Alderson and Veverka added 10.
-Barber and Onyundo both recorded double-doubles. Barber led the Friars in assists (44) and digs (16) while Onyundo added 10 digs to her 14 kills.
-Lydon recorded 14 digs.
-As a team, the Friars had three solo blocks and 16 block assists.

NEXT UP:
The Friars next play on Sunday, Oct. 22 when they take on the St. John’s Red Storm. The match will begin at 1:00 p.m. The match will also be volleyball’s Pinkout Friartown

-GO FRIARS!-


 

 

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