Final Score: Riverhawks 3, Delaware Technical Community College 0
Updated Records: AACC 2-5 overall, 1-2 conference. DTCC 1-3 overall, 0-0 conference
Location: Anne Arundel Community College – Arnold, MD
Box Score: Found here
Media Gallery: Video
The Riverhawks pulled together an exhilarating, 3-0, win over NJCAA DII Region XIX Delaware Technical Community College this past Wednesday night (9/19). Hosted at AACC, a full crowd watched some great high-energy volleyball with impressive rallies displayed from both teams. With the home crowd echoing chants for their Riverhawks, AACC didn't let them down by earning their second straight victory.
SET 1: Despite trading serves to the point of a tied set at 13, the Riverhawks kicked it into gear to slowly pull away from Del Tech. and string some points together. Continuing to remain focused, the Riverhawks were able to close out the set, 25-20.
SET 2: The energy on the court and in the stands was at an all-time high during the second set, as the two teams battled out some extremely lengthy, and skilled rallies. With both teams refusing to go down easily, this set would head past the 25-point mark, but with the Riverhawks ultimately earning the 28-26 win.
SET 3: Del Tech would put up another great fight during the third set, once again trading points and even earning the lead a few times – but, the Riverhawk power serves and kills would ultimately overtake Del Tech, as AACC would claim the set, 25-20, earning the 3-0 match victory.
Brittney Guy (Annapolis, MD/Broadneck) finished with 18 kills, 5 digs, and 8 aces off the serve. Sylvia Frye (Severn, MD/Glen Burnie) had 7 kills and 5 digs, Kathryn Hawes (Annapolis, MD/Broadneck) finished with 2 kills and 26 assists, and Libero Serena Hochmuth(Bowie, MD/Eleanor Roosevelt) finished with 16 digs.
The Riverhawks will have two important matches on the road this weekend as they travel to Pennsylvania to compete in a tri-match hosted at Butler County Community College. Up first, the Riverhawks will face the NJCAA DIII Region XX Wolfpack of Westmoreland County Community College, followed by the NJCAA DIII Region XX host Pioneers of Butler County CC. With both games counting for Regional & Divisional standings, it will be interesting to see how the three teams match up against each other. The tri-match is scheduled for Saturday (9/22) with the Riverhawks playing the Wolfpack at 12 p.m. followed by the Riverhawks against the Pioneers at 12 p.m. with the last game at 2 p.m. between the Pioneers and Wolfpack.
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