BRONXVILLE, N.Y. – The Concordia College (N.Y.) volleyball team hosted Dominican College (N.Y.) on Saturday evening in Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) play, ending the Clippers' 2018 Homecoming schedule with a 3-0 (25-14, 25-11, 25-22) victory over the visiting Chargers.
• Concordia improves to 1-17 on the season, 1-13 in the CACC.
• Dominican falls to 3-20, 3-12 in league play.
• Senior Derilis Valerio (Perth Amboy, N.J.) powered the offense with a career-high 11 kills on a personal-best .385 clip with five digs and a pair off assisted blocks.
• Junior right-side hitter Tatienne Tugade-Sua (Kalihi, Hawaii) anchored the defense with 12 digs while logging eight terminations and a career-high four service aces.
• Senior setter Bianca Ortiz (Ponce, Puerto Rico) fell one dig away from a double-double with 21 assists and nine digs while service three aces and assisted on a pair of blocks.
• Junior defensive specialist Alana Rousset-Hernandez (Canovanas, Puerto Rico) served a personal-best four aces while chipping in three digs.
• Senior middle blocker Lauren Peters (Monterey Park, Calif.) recorded three assisted blocks. Her 39 total blocks on the season is a personal best.
• For Dominican, Malia Robinson posted seven kills while Sara Hayward logged 12 assists and Natalia Perez chipped in 10 digs.
HOW IT HAPPENED
• Concordia scored the opening three points of the opening frame and never trailed in the set. The Clippers led by as many as 13 in the stanza, using an 8-0 run to take a 19-6 advantage.
• Trailing 3-2 early, Concordia scored 11-consecutive points to create a double-digit lead at 13-3 with the Clippers keeping the separation at 10 or higher for the remainder of the frame.
• Dominican began the third stanza with three of the opening four points to take an early 3-1 lead, with the Chargers maintaining the advantage for the bulk of the set until a late 8-2 rally propelled Concordia to a 20-19 edge. The Chargers responded with a point to even the score at 20-all with the score tying again at 21-21 before the hosts scored four of the ensuing five points to end the match.
INSIDE THE BOX SCORE
• Concordia finished the match with 30 kills on a season-best .224 hitting percentage versus 22 on a .042 clip for Dominican.
• Concordia held a 39-36 advantage in digs.
• The hosts served 15 aces, the Chargers served two.
• Concordia recorded one solo block with 10 assisted for 6.0 total while Bloomfield had two solo and four assisted for 4.0 total.
Concordia travels to Bloomfield College on Tuesday, Oct. 23 for a 6 p.m. CACC match.