BUENA VISTA, Va. –  The St. Mary’s College of Maryland volleyball team (0-3, 0-0 C2C) traveled to the Knights of Southern Virginia University (4-1, 0-0 C2C) Wednesday afternoon (Mar. 24). The Seahawks dropped the match to the Knights by a final score of 3-1.

St. Mary’s College – 1 Southern Virginia University – 3

How It Happened

  • The Seahawks started their away trip off slow by going down 9-4 to the Knights early on and eventually dropped the first set 25-5. 
  • St. Mary’s College woke up in the second and traded points with Southern Virginia until the two teams found themselves tied 8-8. The Knights went on a run to make it 21-11 and that was ultimately too much for the Seahawks to overcome as they lost the second set 25-17. 
  • The best start of the day for the Seahawks was in the third when they raced out to a 9-4 lead early on. St. Mary’s College continued to play well and found themselves up 22-14 late in the third set. The Knights made a strong push at the end of the set but the Seahawks were able to hold on for a 25-23 win. 
  • The fourth was once again another competitive set as the two exchanged points until they reached a 9-9 tie. The Knights pulled ahead to take it to 21-18 in favor of Southern Virginia and they closed out the match from there with a 25-18 fourth set win. 
Credit: Bill Wood / St. MAry's College of Maryland

Inside the Box Score 

  • Meghan Stevens led the Seahawks offensively with 10 kills and Chanel Lucas was right behind her with eight. 
  • Nicole Gibson continued to lead the Seahawks in assists as she recorded 20 on the day. 
  • Stevens also led the Seahawks in digs with 18 and Ashley Welch was second with 12. 

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • Mar. 26 at Neumann University | 6:00 P.M. | Merenda Center for Sport

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