Seawolves lose a hard fought battle to the Tommies

285

The women’s UNBSJ Seawolves volleyball team hosted the St. Thomas Tommies on Wednesday, Feb. 6.

The Seawolves stumbled out of the gate in the first set, as the Tommies handily took the set 25-13.

UNBSJ quickly bounced back in the second set. The Seawolves got out to an early lead thanks to a strong serve game. The Tommies managed to keep it close, but the Seawolves held on to take the set 25-21.

STU came out aggressively to begin the third set, riding a strong offensive attack. Some defensive errors led to UBSJ falling behind and the Seawolves couldn’t find a way to recover. STU took the third set 25-17.

The fourth set turned into a hard battle, with both sides exchanging points. STU jumped out to a quick lead, but UNBSJ fought back to keep it close. The Tommies pulled ahead late in the set and took the set 25-22 and the match 3-1.

Ashley Jordan was the cornerstone of STU’s strong offensive attack, racking up 13 kills, two aces and six blocks. Jordan was named player of the game for STU.

Katherine Houser led UNBSJ with eight kills and two aces, while Alison Stymiest chipped in with seven kills, two aces and one block. Megan Fitzpatrick, who was named player of game for UNBSJ, had one kill and 24 assists.