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Volleyball Gets Swept in Semi-Final Round of the America East Tournament by Albany

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Some teams just have another team’s number, and it seems that Albany has UMBC’s. In the opening round of the America East Tournament the Albany Great Danes got past the Retriever with ease in a three set sweep (25-19, 25-17, 25-11).

They recorded 21 attack errors, three service errors, and three blocking errors and hit -.034.

All-freshman team right side hitter Ali Loynachan led the team with six kills while sophomore middle blocker Iman Kennedy was second on the team with five kills, a team high six blocks, and team high .143 hitting percentage. Rookie of the Year Naomi Bush recorded three kills while second team all conference player Alyssa Lang recorded two kills with 11 digs. Sarah Joy and Ashley Oscars each recorded one kills in the game.

Kira Giles led the team with 15 assists.

With their season at a close, UMBC finished the year with a 13-13 record and will graduate four players: Pam Jarrett, Helen Smith, Oscars, and Giles.

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