Volleyball Sweeps Nyack for Sixth-Straight Victory on Saturday

Volleyball Sweeps Nyack for Sixth-Straight Victory on Saturday

PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) volleyball team (17-6, 12-1 CACC) won its sixth-straight and last 14 of 15 matches on Saturday afternoon in a 3-0 sweep over Nyack in the Gallagher Center. The Rams took down the Warriors by a 25-22, 25-18, 25-23 final.

Freshman Logan Dontell owned a match-high .400 hitting percentage behind 10 kills with just two errors.

Senior Courtney Wensel notched her 13th double-double of the season behind a match-high 12 kills and 15 digs.

Junior Daniela Cintrón recorded 16 digs, tied for the most in the match, while freshman Caitlin Crespo and junior Alexandra Harrington had 11 and 10 digs each.

The win came as the ninth three-set victory for the Rams in 2017.

Jefferson used two five-point runs to go up 15-11 in the first set. The Warriors hung around as the two squads exchanged points before the Rams came away with the 25-22 first-set win.

Trailing 8-7 in the second set, Jefferson went on a five-point run to take in 12-8 in favor of the Rams. The lead was as high as seven for Jefferson at 21-14 before the 25-18 set win.

Jefferson trailed again midway through the third and final set before coming back. Losing 13-7, the Rams scored seven-straight to go up 14-13. A run by Nyack put them on top 20-16 before another six-point stretch situated the Rams ahead at 22-20. Jefferson closed out the third, 25-23.

Jefferson Volleyball returns to action on Wednesday, Oct. 25 at Wilmington (Del.) for a 7 p.m. CACC matchup.