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.
- 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.
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
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