Women's Volleyball Wins Both in Tri-Match at Marymount

Women's Volleyball Wins Both in Tri-Match at Marymount

Boxscore vs. Eastern Mennonite

Boxscore vs. Marymount

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Susquehanna University volleyball team won both its matches at Marymount University in a tri-match with Eastern Mennonite University on Oct. 30.

The Crusaders (24-11) defeated Eastern Mennonite in the first match, 3-0, (25-19, 25-12, 25-17). They then topped Marymount, 3-2, (25-20, 25-13, 22-25, 19-25, 15-3).

Senior Lindsey Jankiewicz (Easton, Pa./Freedom) led all players with 10 kills and also registered two block assists, a dig and one service ace.

SU jumped out to an 11-4 lead in the first set by way of six straight points. The second set started the same way, but the Crusaders started off on a 12-3 run and EMU could never bring the game closer than nine points for the remainder of the set.

Junior Shona St. Angelo (Manorville, N.Y./Eastport-South Manor) dished out a match-high 20 assists and added six digs.

Sophomores MC Llareus (Edgewood, Md./South River) and Emily Carson (Caldwell, N.J./James Caldwell) each had two total blocks in the first match. Llareus added two kills, while Carson tallied seven digs and five kills.

Fellow sophomore Kelly O’Brien (Mastic, N.Y./Eastport-South Manor) led all SU players with eight digs, while freshman Emily Bwint (Collegeville, Pa./Perkiomen Valley) had a match-high-tying four service aces.

In the 3-2 victory over the Saints, SU never trailed in the first two sets, but struggled in the next two. The Crusaders never had a lead in the third set, and only could obtain a one-point lead on two different occasions in the fourth set.

Jankiewicz once again led all players with 17 kills and also made five total blocks.

Carson guarded the net once again in the second match, blocking a game-high eight total attempts by Marymount. She also had eight kills and 11 digs.

The setting tandem of St. Angelo and sophomore Samantha Adler (Montville, N.J./Montville Twp.) totaled 48 assists. St. Angelo led all players with 31, while Adler chipped in 17. Both players tied for a game-high with two aces.

O’Brien dug out a match-high 20 attempts in the second match.

Next Match: Landmark Conference championships at Juniata, TBA