By David Spiegel
BRONX - The Mount Saint Mary College women’s volleyball team (8-13, 3-0 Skyline) took home two victories on Saturday, defeating Maritime College (1-15, 0-4 Skyline), 3-0 (25-16, 25-6, 25-8), and the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (2-9, 1-3 Skyline), 3-1 (25-10, 18-25, 25-22, 25-20), in a Skyline Conference tri-match hosted by Maritime.
Against Maritime, the Knights hit an impressive .325 clip. Freshman setter Claire Scully dished out 26 assists in the match, while the kills and digs were spread around evenly amongst the team. Freshman setter Kristen Maddock recorded an impressive seven service aces in Saturday’s opener.
Scully topped the opening match with 39 assists against NYU-Poly. Freshman outside hitter Rachel Sabatini threw down 15 kills, while sophomore middle blocker Kayla Kurka and junior outside hitter Katie Lynch had 11 each. Sophomore libero Jen Gries played well defensively, picking up 23 digs.
The Knights return to action on Wednesday, Oct. 9, when they host The Sage Colleges in a Skyline matchup at the Kaplan Center.