Volleyball Reigns at Flagler

Volleyball Reigns at Flagler
Bucs' blockers tallied 26.5 blocks in the two matches. Photo by JC Ridley.

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla.—The Barry University women’s volleyball team picked up their sixth win of the season on Saturday afternoon against Valdosta State University (11-14) in four sets.

The Bucs won the first set 25-14. Camilla Pagnan led the offensive for the Buccaneers with five kills in set one.

In set two, the Bucs stormed out to a 3-0 lead, but had problems holding off a strong Blazer attack, led by  Ruthie King. Valdosta State took the second set 28-30.

Set three saw the Bucs and Blazers trade points back and forth through the first 13 rallies until Barry went up 10-6. Valdosta fought back, tying the score at 15, but did themselves in with seven mistakes in the next nine rallies helping the Bucs win 25-21.

Barry coasted through set four led by Samara Ferreira who had three kills and three aces in the set. The Bucs won the set 25-19.

The Buccaneer hitters combined for 51 kills, and Julie Priester had 22 assists. The Bucs move to 6-4, 1-3 SSC with the win.

Short Box Score (Match)
2008 Barry University Buccaneers
Valdosta State vs Barry (10/04/2008 at St. Augustine, Fla.)

Barry def. Valdosta State 25-21,29-31,25-21,25-19

Valdosta State (11-14) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Irene Hannan 13-2-0;
Ruthie King 11-1-0; Chelsea Logan 7-0-0; Kathrine Carter 7-0-0; Jordan
Allain 6-0-1; Lea Weber 3-1-2; Brittney Borg 1-1-0; Laura Boos 0-1-0;
Totals 48-6-2.0. (Assists) - Lea Weber 44. (Dig leaders) - Laura Boos
14; Ruthie King 10

Barry (6-4, 1-3 SSC) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Camilla Pagnan 16-2-3;
Julia Ridley 11-1-1; Stefanie Sveiven 9-0-4; Samara Ferreira 6-3-9;
Meisje-Sable Burton 5-0-5; Danielle Bishop 3-0-1; Romina Powers 1-0-0;
Julie Priester 0-1-1; Totals 51-7-14.5. (Assists) - Julie Priester 33;
Libby Walter 13. (Dig leaders) - Lauren Evans 20; Camilla Pagnan 10

Site: St. Augustine, Fla. (Flagler Gymnasium)
Date: 10/04/2008 Attend: 20 Time: 1:51
Referees: Andy Krawlic, Tom Eagem


ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla.—The Barry University women’s volleyball team won its second match of the day on Saturday, beating Flagler (11-8) in straight sets.

In set one, the Bucs and Saints (11-8) seemed evenly matched through much of the game. At 17-17 though, the Buccaneers turned it on when Camilla Pagnan crushed three kills and Stefanie Sveiven served an ace. The Bucs won the set 25-19.

Set two played out in a similar fashion as the Bucs and Saints were even through 8-8. Two Meisje-Sable Burton kills and four Flagler mistakes gave the Bucs a four point lead at 12-8. Though the Saints got close at 19-17, they were unable to capitalize, and Barry closed out set two off of a Sveiven kill.

The Bucs easily won set three 25-19, combining for 17 kills. Julia RIdley, Lauren Evans, and Pagnan each added an ace as well.

Julie Priester had all 40 assists for the Buccaneers. Pagnan and Ridley combined for 24 kills, while Meisje-Sable had two blocks.

The Buccaneers return to action on Tuesday, Oct 7 against SSC rival, Lynn at 7:00 pm in the Health and Sports Center.

Short Box Score (Match)
2008 Barry University Buccaneers
Barry vs Flagler (10/04/2008 at St. Augustine, Fla.)

Barry def. Flagler 25-19,25-20,25-21

Barry (7-4, 1-3 SSC) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Camilla Pagnan 13-0-2;
Julia Ridley 11-0-2; Stefanie Sveiven 8-1-6; Meisje-Sable Burton
7-0-7; Samara Ferreira 3-0-3; Romina Powers 2-0-0; Totals 44-1-12.0.
(Assists) - Julie Priester 40. (Dig leaders) - Camilla Pagnan 12;
Lauren Evans 10; Amie Manke 8

Flagler (11-8) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Justine Burkhardt 9-0-0; Meg
Weathersby 5-3-0; Katie Beale 3-0-1; Kelly Boese 2-0-0; Jessica
Wedemyer 2-0-0; Becky Hendrian 1-0-0; Leah Melton 1-1-2; Rebecca Royal
1-0-0; Olivia Snipes 0-3-0; Sarah Spraggins 0-1-0; Totals 24-8-2.0.
(Assists) - Rebecca Royal 15. (Dig leaders) - Sarah Spraggins 11;
Justine Burkhardt 5

Site: St. Augustine, Fla. (Flagler Gymnasium)
Date: 10/04/2008 Attend: 150 Time: 1:12