Volleyball Upends Knights

The Buccaneer hitters combined for 51 kills in the victory. Photo by Joel Auerbach.

MIAMI SHORES, Fla.—The Barry University women’s volleyball team moved to 8-4 and 2-3 in the SSC after beating Lynn 3-1 on Tuesday evening in the Health and Sports Center.

The Bucs took the first set 25-23 off the power hitting of Stefanie Sveiven and Julia Ridley who ended up with four and five kills respectively. The Knights (12-8, 3-2 SSC) didn’t help their own cause, giving nine points to the Bucs off of errors.

Barry dropped the second set 19-25. Lynn profited off of six kills and two aces by Camila Lins.

The Bucs and Knights were evenly matched throughout much of the third set. Down 14-15 though, the Bucs won five of the next seven points, led by two kills apiece by Camilla Pagnan and Meisje-Sable Burton, to go up 19-17. The Knights fought to stay in it, but ultimately lost 25-20 off of an attach error by Haley Pratt.

In the fourth set, Lynn stormed out to a quick leads of 1-5, and 3-6 before Barry took the next six points to go up 9-6. Barry was able to separate themselves at 14-11 off of two Knight mistakes and a Sveiven kill. The Bucs went on to win set four 25-20.

For the Buccaneers, Julie Priester and Libby Walters had 21 assists apiece. Pagnan had 16 kills for the Bucs, while Romina Powers led the Buccaneers hitters with a .500 hitting percentage. Lauren Evans led the Buccaneer defense with 23 digs. 

The Buccaneers return to action on Saturday, Oct 11 against Florida Southern at 4:00 pm in the Health and Sports Center.

Short Box Score (Match)
2008 Barry University Buccaneers
Lynn vs Barry (10/07/2008 at Miami Shores, Fla.)

Barry def. Lynn 25-23,19-25,25-20,25-20

Lynn (12-8, 3-2 SSC) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Camila Lins 25-2-1; Jessica
Shirey 9-0-5; Daris Rodriguez 8-0-3; Magdalena Jablonska 6-1-0; Devon
Woolard 4-0-0; Haley Pratt 1-0-0; Totals 53-3-5.0. (Assists) - Devon
Woolard 42. (Dig leaders) - Christie Schade 19; Devon Woolard 17;
Camila Lins 11; Lacy Redwine 9; Sophie Gagnon 8

Barry (8-4, 2-3 SSC) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Camilla Pagnan 16-1-1;
Stefanie Sveiven 9-0-3; Julia Ridley 8-0-3; Meisje-Sable Burton 7-0-7;
Danielle Bishop 7-0-0; Romina Powers 4-0-0; Samara Ferreira 0-1-1;
Libby Walter 0-1-0; Totals 51-3-8.0. (Assists) - Julie Priester 21;
Libby Walter 21. (Dig leaders) - Lauren Evans 23; Camilla Pagnan 14;
Julia Ridley 13; Julie Priester 10

Site: Miami Shores, Fla. (Health&Sports Center)
Date: 10/07/2008 Attend: 323 Time: 2:00
Referees: Moises Santiago, Kim Kelley

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