BRONX, N.Y. (Oct. 12, 2016) – The USMMA women's volleyball team travelled up to non-conference Lehman on Wednesday night and defeated the Lightning in straight sets, 25-19, 25-12 and 25-9. With the win, the Mariners improve to 11-6 on the year, while Lehman falls to 4-16.
Junior Kayla Gleason (Sound Beach, N.Y.) led all players in the match with 11 kills on a .476 hitting percentage (11K-1E-21A). Freshman Kyleigh Kappas (Parker, Colo.) dished out a match-high 31 assists and sophomore Nicole Ibinson (Fredericksburg, Va.) picked up nine kills to lead all players.
Junior Dominique Pope (Silver Spring, Md.) contributed to the victory with eight kills, eight digs and seven service aces.
For Lehman, senior Salveira Gonzalez had a team-high five kills, junior Lindsay Pantaleon led the team with eight digs and freshman setter Samantha Delgado registered nine assists.
Up next, the Mariners travel to Union, N.J., this Saturday for a non-conference tri-match hosted by Kean University. USMMA will face Notre Dame (Md.) in the first match at 1 p.m., before squaring off against the host Cougars at 3 p.m. Live stats and a live video feed of both matches will be available with links on the USMMA Women's Volleyball Schedule Page.
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Women’s Volleyball Sweeps Lehman On The Road Wednesday