Army Denies Volleyball's Rally In Five-Set Win
Oct. 4, 2013
BALTIMORE - The U.S. Military Academy's volleyball team hit a combined .349 in the second and third sets and seemed in control of the match, but Loyola University Maryland redoubled its blocking efforts in the fourth and forced a deciding fifth set. The Black Knights, however, never trailed in the fifth and left Reitz Arena with a 19-25, 25-19, 25-15, 16-25, 15-8, Patriot League win on Friday night.
After putting away just one block in the second and third sets, Loyola scored points on four blocks over a six-point stretch in the fourth set, spurring a long rally.
Maloney was in on two more block immediately after the timeout - another with Reid and one on the left side with Faye Lukas - before Army (6-8, 3-1) got a sideout kill from Perri.
Lukas posted one of her match-high 18 kills, however, to sideout for Loyola, and Loyola recorded its fourth block in six points when Maloney, Reid and Jane Lukas went up against Megan Wilton.
Loyola forced another Army timeout at 16-6 after Micah Duzey placed a serve just inside the back right corner for an ace, and the Greyhounds never allowed Army to pull closer than eight for the remainder of the set.
Army, however, did not trail in the fifth set. Loyola pulled within one, 4-3, on Maloney's ninth kill of the night. The Black Knights, however, went on a 6-1 run to take control of the set.
Two Army players, Margaux Jarka and Olivia Fairfield, posted 15 kills each with Fairfield hitting .429 and Jarka .361. Perri and Wilton each had nine kills.
Faye Lukas led all players with 18 kills, and Bullock posted 12. Maloney posted nine kills and matched her career-best with eight solo blocks. Reid added six kills and four blocks.
The Greyhounds continue home Patriot League play on Saturday when they host College of the Holy Cross at 2 p.m.
71 Student-Athletes Named To Fall Patriot...
Loyola University Maryland placed 71 student-athletes on their respective sports' Patriot League ...
Volleyball Closes 2015 Season With Loss To...
Molly Cichosz and Haley Puddy combined for 21 kills, but the U.S. Naval Academy defeated Loyola...
Volleyball Drops Three-Set Match At American...
The Loyola University Maryland volleyball team dropped a three-set match at American Friday night.
Volleyball Wraps Up Season With Weekend Matches
Loyola University Maryland volleyball wraps up its 2015 season this weekend with a pair of...
Colgate Tops Greyhounds Volleyball Sunday...
Colgate University had 11 service aces and accrued just six hitting errors Sunday afternoon,...
Early Lead Fades As Bucknell Beats Volleyball
Loyola University Maryland jumped out to an early first-set lead, but Bucknell University closed ...
Bucknell, Colgate Visit Reitz Arena For Volleyball
Loyola University Maryland volleyball will host Bucknell University and Colgate University in...
Holy Cross Rallies To Beat Volleyball
Loyola University Maryland volleyball had set-point in two sets, and late leads in all three,...
Friday, Aug 26 EVENT LOCATION TIME COVERAGE The Citadel Charleston, S.C. 1:00 PM Saturday, Aug 27 EVENT LOCATION TIME COVERAGE Gardner-Webb Charleston, S.C. 9:00 AM Morehead State Charleston, S.C. 2:30 PM Friday, Sept 2 EVENT LOCATION TIME COVERAGE Delaware State Catonsville, Md. 12:30 PM UMBC Catonsville, Md. 7:00 PM Saturday, Sept 3 EVENT LOCATION TIME COVERAGE Akron Catonsville, Md. 1:00 PM