NEW ROCHELLE, NY – The Pratt Institute women's volleyball team lost both games of their Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tri-match on Saturday evening in New Rochelle. The results level the Cannoneer's record at 7-7 (2-2 HVIAC).
Match 1 | Pratt 2, Davis College 3: Outside hitters Marlena Todd and Emelen Mikelic both set career-highs in kills, 18 and 15 respectively, but the Cannoneers we bested by the Falcons in five sets, 25-18, 22-25, 20-25, 25-23, 6-15.
Mikelic's 18 digs and Hannah Lee's 15 defensive scoops led the Cannoneers. Anna Elisse Uy added a personal-best seven kills, while Alivia Senevoravong tallied 41 assists, but Pratt's offense went quiet in the fifth and deciding set, hitting -.059 as the Falcons earned their first-ever victory over the Cannoneers.
Davis College was led by Brooke Lewandowski's 11 kills, while Jamie Brown added 29 digs.
Match 2 | Pratt 0, New Rochelle 3: After keeping the first set close, Pratt was unable to keep pace with New Rochelle, falling to the Blue Angels in straight sets, 25-23, 25-13, 25-10.
Emelen Mikelic's nine kills led the Cannoneer attack, but Pratt had their worst hitting game since the first week of the season, attacking at a -.125 percentage. Defensively, Mikelic and Hannah Lee co-led with six digs apiece, while Oliver Buika provided the lone block for Pratt.
For New Rochelle, Cristal Liciaga's eight kills led the Blue Angels.
Up Next: The Cannoneers will compete in their final home match of the season as they welcome the Pioneers of William Paterson University to the ARC on Thursday evening. First serve is scheduled for 7:30 pm.