Volleyball Slices Sailfish

Volleyball Slices Sailfish
Julia Ridley had 13 kills for the Buccaneers in the win. Photo by J.C. Ridley.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – The Barry University volleyball team continued their winning ways on Saturday afternoon, beating Palm Beach Atlantic 3-1 on the road.
The Bucs (9-1, 1-0 SSC) took set one 25-19.  Julia Ridley led the offense for the Bucs in set one with five kills. Julia Teixiera and Milena Bukanic had four kills apiece.
In set two the Bucs held a slim lead at 23-21, but the Sailfish (3-5) fought back, taking the set 27-25.
Set three was all Barry as the Bucs stormed out to a 10-3 lead behind the offense of Ridley and Teixiera with the help of a number of Sailfish errors. Stefanie Sveiven and Lovisa Johansson would get involved in the action to help the Bucs to a 23-15 lead. The Sailfish tried to slow Barry’s momentum by taking a timeout, but a Teixiera kill and a PBA error gave the Bucs the set 25-15.
Set four was close through the early going as the game was tied at 7-7. The Bucs took eight of the next 14 points to take a slim lead at 15-13. Samara Ferreira would serve four aces in route to a Buccaneer win 25-17.
For the Bucs, Teixera had 16 kills while Ridley added 13 with a .440 attack percentage. Ferreira had six aces to aid the offense. Libby Walter had 43 assists while Spenser Rigg led the defense with 28 digs.
The Bucs return to action on at Florida Southern on Friday, September 25 at 7:00 pm.
Short Box Score (Match)
Barry University Buccaneers
Barry vs Palm Beach Atlantic (09/19/2009 at West Palm Beach, Fla)

Barry def. Palm Beach Atlantic 25-19,25-27,25-15,25-17

Barry (9-1) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Julia Teixiera 16-1-4; Julia Ridley
13-0-3; Stefanie Sveiven 7-0-4; Milena Bukinac 6-1-0; Samara Ferreira
4-6-6; Libby Walter 2-1-2; Lovisa Johansson 1-0-0; Julie Priester
1-1-0; Totals 50-10-10.0. (Assists) - Libby Walter 43. (Dig leaders) -
Spenser Rigg 28; Milena Bukinac 16; Amie Manke 10; Libby Walter 9

Palm Beach Atlantic (4-5) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Jennifer Eldridge
14-1-0; Lanae Robinson 6-0-2; Kristin Carroll 6-2-0; Liz Fugate 5-0-4;
Janeen McCormick 4-0-0; Lauren Villarreal 3-0-4; Jessica Way 2-3-2;
Kristina Harter 0-1-0; Totals 40-7-6.0. (Assists) - Jessica Way 33.
(Dig leaders) - Jessica Way 18; Maeghan Barber 16; Kristina Harter 13;
Jennifer Eldridge 12

Site: West Palm Beach, Fla (Rubin Arena)
Date: 09/19/2009 Attend: 194 Time: 1:48
Referees: Charles Moxee