Volleyball Rallies Past Pace in Five Sets

Baylee Lippincott preparing to receive the ball in a defensive position
BOX SCORE

When and Where: November 8, 2019 – Pleasantville, N.Y. (Goldstein Center)
Score: Southern New Hampshire University 3, Pace University 2
Records: SNHU 14-9 (6-3 NE10), Saint Rose 3-20 (2-8 NE10)

Senior Baylee Lippincott (Phoenix, Ariz.) and freshman Juliana Pacini (Sao Paulo, Brazil) combined to rack up 37 kills, as the Southern New Hampshire University women's volleyball team rallied for a five-set victory against Pace University on Friday night at the Goldstein Center. Set scores were 17-25, 23-25, 25-20, 25-23, 15-12.

STANDOUT PERFORMERS
  • Lippincott – career-high 19 kills, .304 hitting, 10 digs, 4 blocks
  • Pacini – 18 kills, 2 aces, 15 digs
  • Sophomore Ramona Fontaine (Chelsea, Mass.) – 7 kills, 4 blocks
  • Freshman Grace Pierce (Fairfax, Va.) – 6 kills, 4 digs, 4 blocks
  • Senior Brooke Freckleton (Red Cliffs, Australia) – 4 kills, 2 digs, 4 blocks
  • Senior Joanne Coffey (Merrimack, N.H.) – 28 assists, 2 digs, 2 blocks
  • Freshman Angela Crosetti (Puebla, Mexico) – 30 digs, 5 assists, 2 aces
  • Junior Gabrielle Woodson (Melbourne, Fla.) – 12 digs, 3 aces 
  • Freshman Ainsley Knox (Houston, Texas) – 13 assists, 6 digs
  • Sophomore Megan Palmer (Prior Lake, Minn.) – 7 digs 
INSIDE THE BOX SCORE
  • The Penmen outhit the Setters in the third and fourth sets, as well as .156-.154 advantage for the match.
NOTES
  • SNHU has now won eight of its last 10, including six of seven and three straight.
  • The Penmen have their best record through the first 23 matches of the season since 2014 when it also began the year 14-9.
WHAT'S NEXT
  • The Penmen are back in action Saturday (Nov. 9) at 1 p.m. when they take on Adelphi University.
  • The next home match for SNHU is Friday, Nov. 15 (7 p.m.) when they play host to Southern Connecticut State University at the Stan Spirou Field House.

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