Volleyball Swamped by Tars

Volleyball Swamped by Tars
Spenser Rigg had 18 digs to lead all defenders. Photo by JC Ridley.
WINTER PARK, Fla.—The Barry Buccaneers dropped a 3-0 decision to the Rollins College Tars in Sunshine State Conference volleyball action at Warden Arena on Friday night. The Tars took the three sets 25-20, 25-23, 25-16.
In set one, the Tars (12-6, 1-4 SSC) led 19-12, but the Bucs (9-4, 1-3 SSC) stormed back to tied the set 20-20 on a kill by Samara Ferreira. But Rollins rolled off the last five points to take the set 25-20. Mikayla Pierce had four kills.
Set two was a similar affair as the Tars jumped out to a 14-7 lead and had set point at 24-19. The Bucs staved off four of the them to close to 24-23, but Nikki Hartman closed out the set with kill.
In set three, the Bucs never got on track and the Tars rolled 25-16 behind seven kills from Pierce.
Julia Teixiera led the Bucs and all hitters with 14 kills, while Libby Walter had 22 assists. Spenser Riggs led all defenders with 18 digs.
Pierce had 13 kills and Hartman 12 for the Tars. Kiana Parks led the attack with 31 assists and Phoebe Corder had 14 digs.
The Bucs will face the Florida Tech Panthers on Saturday, Oct. 3 in the Clemente Center.
                            Short Box Score (Match)
                          Barry University Buccaneers
                Barry vs Rollins (10/02/09 at Winter Park, Fla.)
 Rollins def. Barry 25-20,25-23,25-16
  Barry (9-4, 1-3, SSC) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Julia Teixiera 14-0-1;
  Stefanie Sveiven 8-0-1; Julia Ridley 6-1-2; Samara Ferreira 4-0-4;
  Lovisa Johansson 3-0-1; Libby Walter 1-0-0; Spenser Rigg 0-1-0; Totals
  36-2-6.0. (Assists) - Libby Walter 22. (Dig leaders) - Spenser Rigg
  18; Julia Ridley 8
  Rollins (12-6, 1-4, SSC) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Mikayla Pierce 13-0-1;
  Nikki Hartman 12-1-1; Jill Lau 5-0-2; Jenny Sherwood 4-0-4; Natalie
  Branche 1-0-2; Grace MacLean 0-1-0; Kiana Parks 0-4-2; Totals
  35-6-7.0. (Assists) - Kiana Parks 31. (Dig leaders) - Phoebe Corder
  14; Kayla Austin 10; Nikki Hartman 9; Mikayla Pierce 8
  Site: Winter Park, Fla. (Warden Arena)
  Date: 10/02/09       Attend: 267   Time: 1:26   
  Referees: DJ Wiles, Darin Clark