BOCA RATON, Fla.—The Barry University volleyball team dropped a three-set heartbreaker (17-25, 18-25, 17-25) to the Lynn University Knights on Wednesday evening. The Bucs combined for a slim .147 attack percentage where as Lynn hit .371 for the evening.
In the first set Barry fell behind early, going down 11-4 and 16-10. The Bucs went on a 6-3 run to get close at 19-16, but Lynn (17-7, 8-3) stole seven of the final eight points to win 25-17.
In the second set the teams were tied through 11-11 before Lynn went on a 9-4 run to go up 20-15. The Knights went on to take set two 25-18.
In the third set, Lynn again jumped out to an early lead of 10-5. The Knights continued pressing and took 15 of the final 27 points to win 25-17.
For the Bucs, Julia Teixeira had 13 kills while Ady Alcantara and Lanie Muys combined for 16. Libby Walter had 32 assists while Amie Manke and Walter had 8 digs apiece.
With the loss, Barry moves to 13-4 overall and 8-3 in the Sunshine State Conference.
The Bucs, who are ranked third in the most recent South Region poll, return to action on Saturday afternoon when they host Florida Tech at 4:00 pm.
Short Box Score (Match)
2010 Barry Volleyball
Barry vs Lynn (10/27/10 at de Hoernle Center)
Lynn def. Barry 25-17,25-18,25-17
Barry (13-4, 8-3 SSC) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Julia Teixeira 13-2-0; Ady
Alcantara 9-1-0; Lanie Muys 7-0-0; Stefanie Sveiven 5-0-1; Milena
Bukinac 0-1-0; Lovisa Johansson 0-0-1; Libby Walter 0-1-0; Totals
34-5-2.0. (Assists) - Libby Walter 32. (Dig leaders) - Libby Walter 8;
Amie Manke 8
Lynn (17-7, 8-3 SSC) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Katie Bradley 8-0-1; Kala
Abdell 8-1-5; Sophie Gagnon 8-1-4; Chelsey Semprini 6-0-0; Haley Pratt
6-0-4; Devon Woolard 5-2-2; Totals 41-4-8.0. (Assists) - Devon Woolard
33. (Dig leaders) - Lacy Redwine 17; Devon Woolard 15
Site: de Hoernle Center (Boca Raton, Fla.)
Date: 10/27/10 Attend: 262 Time: 1:17
Referees: Steven Dalton, Pedro Leon-Garcia