Volleyball Trashes the Gallitas

Romina Powers had 5 kills in set four to help the Buccaneers win.

MIAMI SHORES, Fla.—The Barry volleyball team improved to 9-5, 2-4 SSC after beating the Puerto Rico-Rio Pierdas Gallitas (5-6) 3-1 on Wednesday night in the Helath and Sports Center.

Barry took set one, led offensively by Camilla Pagnan who had six kills. The Bucs stormed out to a five point lead at 9-4. The Gallitas stayed within four through the entire game, but did themselves in with ten total mistakes, helping the Bucs win 25-22.

The Buccaneers destroyed the Gallitas 25-14 in set two. Pagnan led the offensive with four kills while four Buccaneers got involved on defensive. Meisje-Sable Burton, Libby Walters, Danielle Bishop, and Romina Powers combined for six blocks.

The Gallitas came out with vengeance in set three, winning 20-25 off the hitting of Marrero Figueroa.
The Buccaneers again shattered P.R.R.P in set four. The Bucs stormed out to an 11-3 lead with the help of five Gallitas mistakes. The Bucs continued to add up the points with seven Buccaneers getting kills. Romina powers led all hitters in set four with five kills.

For the Gallitas, Figueroa, Gonzalez Rosa, and Lajara Velez combined for 31 kills and Ubinas Aparicio had 22 assists. For the Buccaneers, Pagnan led all hitters with 18 kills while Libby Walter had 33 assists.

The Buccaneers return to action on Friday, Oct. 17 against Flagler at 7:00 pm in the Health and Sports Center.

Short Box Score (Match)
2008 Barry University Buccaneers
PR-Rio Piedras vs Barry (10/15/2008 at Miami Shores, Fla.)

Barry def. UPR-Rio Piedras 25-22,25-14,20-25,25-14

UPR-Rio Piedras (5-6) (Kills-aces-blocks) - N. Marrero Figueroa
11-0-2; V. Gonzalez Rosa 10-1-1; D. Lajara Velez 10-0-1; J.M. Navarro
Rivera 6-0-0; F. Bauldrick Hernand 5-0-0; M. Fuentes Rivera 3-0-1;
F.M. Diaz Rosa 1-0-0; F. Ortiz Fernandez 0-0-1; G. Rodriguez Hernand
0-1-0; N. Esclusa Zayas 0-1-1; R. Acosta Baez 0-2-0; Totals 46-5-4.0.
(Assists) - C.M. Ubinas Aparicio 22; N. Esclusa Zayas 19. (Dig
leaders) - V. Gonzalez Rosa 16; V. Lopez Gandara 14

Barry (9-5, 2-4 SSC) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Camilla Pagnan 18-1-2;
Stefanie Sveiven 7-0-3; Danielle Bishop 6-0-4; Romina Powers 5-0-4;
Meisje-Sable Burton 4-0-8; Libby Walter 3-2-4; Lauren Evans 2-1-0;
Samara Ferreira 0-1-1; Julie Priester 0-1-0; Amie Manke 0-3-0; Totals
45-9-14.0. (Assists) - Libby Walter 33. (Dig leaders) - Lauren Evans
16; Amie Manke 10; Libby Walter 9

Site: Miami Shores, Fla. (HSC)
Date: 10/15/2008 Attend: 78 Time: 1:50
Referees: Moises Santiago, Steven Dalton

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