Women's Volleyball Falls to Florida Tech

MIAMI SHORES, Fla.—The Barry University women’s volleyball team lost their second SSC match in a 4-set loss to Florida Tech (12-2, 1-1 SSC) on Saturday afternoon in the Health and Sports Center.

The Bucs (3-3, 0-2 SSC) won the first game with relative ease. The Bucs jumped out to a 12-16 lead in set one as Samara Ferreira, Camilla Pagnan, Libby Walters, Meisje-Sable Burton, Julia Ridley combined for 13 kills. Barry won set one 20-25.

The Panthers controlled the remaining three sets winning set two, 25-20, set three, 25-20, and set four 25-11.

Ashya Nickels had 26 assists for the Panthers, and Libby Waters had 34 assists for the Bucs.

The Bucs return to action on Friday, Sept 26 at 7:00 pm at Eckerd.

Short Box Score (Match)
2008 Barry University Buccaneers
Florida Tech vs Barry (9/20/2008 at Miami Shores, Fla.)

Florida Tech def. Barry 20-25,25-20,25-20,25-11

Florida Tech (12-2, 1-1 SSC) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Sacha Gumbs 11-0-1;
Cassie Mang 10-1-3; Shelby DeNeice 8-2-0; Marcela Vasconcelos 8-0-2;
Aysha Nickels 5-0-0; Janelle Branch 5-0-0; Mayne Pegorari 4-0-0;
Joelle Warring 2-0-0; Frankie Brown 1-0-0; Ashley Bryant 0-1-0; Totals
54-4-4.0. (Assists) - Aysha Nickels 36. (Dig leaders) - Marcela
Vasconcelos 19; Janelle Branch 9; Shelby DeNeice 8

Barry (3-3, 0-2 SSC) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Camilla Pagnan 16-2-2;
Meisje-Sable Burton 10-0-2; Julia Ridley 10-0-1; Libby Walter 4-0-3;
Danielle Bishop 4-0-0; Samara Ferreira 3-1-3; Stefanie Sveiven 2-0-1;
Lauren Evans 2-0-0; Romina Powers 1-0-0; Amie Manke 0-1-0; Totals
52-4-6.0. (Assists) - Libby Walter 34. (Dig leaders) - Lauren Evans
12; Libby Walter 10; Camilla Pagnan 8

Site: Miami Shores, Fla. (HSC)
Date: 9/20/2008 Attend: 82 Time: 1:42
Referees: Moises Santiago, Jim Fales