When and Where: September 20, 2019 – Orangeburg, N.Y. (Hennessy Center)
Match 1 Score: Millersville University 3, Southern New Hampshire University 2
Match 2 Score: Southern New Hampshire University 3, Dominican (N.Y.) College 0
Records: Millersville 8-3, SNHU 4-5, Dominican 0-7
Freshman Juliana Pacini (Sao Paulo, Brazil) and senior Baylee Lippincott (Phoenix, Ariz.) each recorded nine kills to lead the Southern New Hampshire University women's volleyball team to a 3-0 victory over Dominican (N.Y.) College, as it salvaged a tri-match split Friday at Dominican's Hennessy Center. The Penmen opened with a 25-21, 25-23, 25-16 loss to Millersville University, before sweeping past the Chargers, 25-15, 25-12, 25-15.
STANDOUT PERFORMERS - MILLERSVILLE MATCH
- Senior Irem Bat (Istanbul, Turkey) – 12 kills, 11 digs
- Sophomore Dai Thawnghmung (Lowell, Mass.) – career-high 8 kills, 6 digs
- Pacini – 6 kills, 10 digs
- Senior Joanne Coffey (Merrimack, N.H.) – 26 assists, 7 digs
- Freshman Angela Crosetti (Puebla, Mexico) – 13 digs, 2 aces
STANDOUT PERFORMERS - DOMINICAN MATCH
- Pacini – 9 kills, .400 hitting, 8 digs
- Lippincott – 9 kills, .667 hitting, 2 aces, 3 digs
- Sophomore Michaela Choate (Nashua, N.H.) – 5 kills, .444 hitting
- Bat – 4 kills, 4 aces, 13 digs
- Freshman Ainsley Knox (Houston, Texas) – career-high 12 assists, career-high 5 aces, 4 digs
- Coffey – 15 assists, 2 aces, 3 digs
- Crosetti – 2 aces, 12 digs
INSIDE THE BOX SCORE
- The Millersville outhit Southern New Hampshire in each set, as well as .243-.092, overall. The Penmen held a hitting advantage over the Chargers in the first and third sets, in addition to a .174-.014 edge in the match.
- SNHU held a 16-1 advantage in service aces over Dominican.
- Three of Southern New Hampshire's four victories have come in just three sets.
- The Penmen are back in action Sunday, Sept. 22 (11 a.m.) when they play host to Roberts Wesleyan College at the Stan Spirou Field House.
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