Volleyball Falls to Ninth-Ranked Mocs

MIAMI SHORES, Fla. – After winning two in a row to start the weekend, the Barry University volleyball team (8-11, 2-3 SSC) dropped their final weekend match 3-0 to the ninth-ranked Florida Southern Moccasins on Sunday at the Health & Sports Center. The Buccaneers dropped all three games 30-21, 30-22, and 30-18.
 
The Moccasins hit a .366 team percentage in the first game followed by a .229 team percentage in game two for an early two-game advantage. However, they hit a blistering .538 clip in the final game to take the match.
 
Florida Southern (14-6, 3-3 SSC) finished the match with a .363 team hitting percentage to the Buccaneers’ .043 team percentage. Danielle Durham led the Mocs with 11 kills and hit a blistering .625 clip. Beverly Stasis added 10 kills and 14 digs for the double-double and Daryl Baby collected 11 digs. Elise Burke dished out 36 assists.
 
Maria Romanowski hit a blazing .778 clip with seven kills on nine attempts and added 23 assists, while Stefanie Sveiven was the Bucs’ kill leader with eight. Lauren Evans recorded a match-high 15 digs, while Julie Priester added 10.
 
The Buccaneers will be back in action on Saturday, Oct. 6 in St. Petersburg, Fla. taking on the Eckerd Tritons in Sunshine State Conference action at 4 pm.
 
Florida Southern def. Barry 30-21, 30-22, 30-18
 
Florida Southern (14-6, 3-3 SSC) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Danielle Durham 11-0-1; Beverly Stasis 10-2-1; Ashley Martin 8-1-2; Jennifer King 8-0-4; Maggie Drumm 3-0-1; Natalie Arvizu 3-0-0; Danielle Higgnbotham 2-0-1; Anna Greenwood 1-0-0; Daryl Baby 1-2-0; Elise Burke 1-0-2; Kelsey Combes 0-1-0; Totals 48-6-7.0. (Assists) - Elise Burke 36. (Dig leaders) - Beverly Stasis 14; Daryl Baby 11; Danielle Durham 8
 
Barry (8-11, 2-3 SSC) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Stefanie Sveiven 8-0-0; Caitlin Shawver 7-0-0; Maria Romanowski 7-1-1; Camilla Pagnan 6-0-0; Meisje-Sable Burton 3-0-0; Julie Priester 2-0-0; Totals 33-1-1.0. (Assists) - Maria Romanowski 23. (Dig leaders) - Lauren Evans 15; Julie Priester 10
 
Miami Shores, Fla. (Health & Sport Center)
Date: 09/30/2007     Attend: 71   Time: 1:33   
Referees: Charlie Purkisar, Laura Leveroos