Nov. 14, 2010
Baltimore, Md. - Three players had double-doubles as the Loyola University Maryland women's volleyball team lost to Manhattan, 3-2 (25-20, 25-23, 18-25, 18-25, 15-13), Sunday afternoon at Reitz Arena on senior day.
The Greyhounds (14-18, 8-10 MAAC) will compete next week at the MAAC Championships in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Loyola tied for sixth in the regular season and by virtue of the tie breaker earned the No. 6 seed and will compete against No. 3 Canisius on Thursday. The match begins at 2 p.m.
Loyola fell in the first and the second set but came back in the third and fourth set to create a fifth set.
In the third set, Loyola scored the first point and took an early five point lead at 7-2. Manhattan tied the set at seven but the Greyhounds went on a four point lead and never looked back and finished the set 25-18. Loyola had a .231 hitting percentage to the Jaspers .188.
In the fourth set, the Greyhounds took an early three point lead before Manhattan scored. The Jaspers came back and tied the set at six but Loyola went on a run and took a three point lead at 16-13. The Greyhounds finished the set 25-18 with a kill by Nina Camaioni. Loyola had a .314 hitting percentage to Manhattan's .105.
The Greyhounds were led by Camaioni who had 15 kills and 14 digs, Katie Dircks recorded 15 kills and 21 digs, and freshman Nicole Sarby added 12 kills and 13 digs. Senior Brittany Born contributed 18 digs and sophomore Aubrey Kirven had 45 assists.
Manhattan was led by Diane Strutner and Jaci Rahey who both recorded 16 kills. Jamie Collareta had 49 assists.
In the fifth set, Loyola took an early two point lead with a kill by Camaioni. The score was tied at six before Manhattan took the lead the Greyhounds came within two points at 14-12 and scored the next point before the Jaspers finished the set 15-13.