(SCRANTON, PA) Lackawanna Volleyball split Tuesday's Tri-match 1-1. The first game of the night saw Harcum College defeat Lackawanna 3-0. (25-11, 25-23, 25-19). Lackawanna was able to bounce back in their second game, beating Manor College 3-0. (25-15, 25-7, 25-11) Their record now stands at 3-6.
Harcum College overwhelmed Lackawanna in the first set (25-11) but the Falcons were fiery to start the second set. Falcons led 16-9 mid-set but Harcum was able to regroup after a timeout and bring the score back to 18-14. From there they continued to chip away at the Lackawanna lead until they were able to break through at 23-22. Harcum finished the set 25-23 and then went on to win the third set, 25-19
Jordan Skoff – 11 kills, 5 digs, 3 solo blocks
Brenda Reninga – 1 kill, 7 assists, 3 digs
Lackawanna came out strong in their match with Manor College. Amaya Townsend had 4 kills and 2 service aces in Set 1. Lackawanna would take Set 1 (25-15) and then take Set 2 (25-7). 8 service aces were recorded for the Falcon squad during Set 2. Lackawanna would provide the play of the night in Set 3. Manor College spiked the ball into a near perfect spot, only to have Kacey Orlowski dive to the ground digging the ball just a few inches from the floor. The ball would float 10 feet outside the playing area, Jordan Skoff would lay out in a diving effort to save the ball. A well placed hit would bring it closer to the net, as Amaya Townsend would hit the ball over. Ultimately the play ended with an attack error on Manor College which drew cheers from the Student Union for the efforts by Orlowski, Skoff, and Townsend. Lackawanna would take the final set 25-11.
Amaya Townsend – 6 kills, 8 service aces, 6 digs
Brenda Reninga – 11 assists, 6 service aces, 2 digs
Falcons Volleyball will be back in action on Thursday 9/20/18 as they visit Harrisburg County CC at 7pm. Their next home game will be a Tri-Match on Saturday 9/22/18 starting at 1pm. They will be playing Luzerne County CC and Lehigh Carbon CC.
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