Devils Volleyball Stumbles Against Wilmington

Devils Volleyball Stumbles Against Wilmington

Philadelphia, Pa. - The University of the Sciences volleyball team faced off against Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference rival Wilmington University on Tuesday night, falling to the Wildcats 3-0 (25-23, 25-20, 25-14). In the narrow first set, the Devils matched the Wildcats with 13 kills and committing just five errors to Wilmington's six, leading the home team to a higher attacking percent. Though the Devils were back on the offensive in the second set converting for 12 kills in 49 attack attempts compared to just 10 kills in 40 attempts managed by the Wildcats. It was 12 errors during the second set that allowed Wilmington to take the 2-0 advantage. After a tough streak of a few errant hits early on, the Devils quickly found themselves playing from behind for a majority of the final set. 

Key Stats

  • Freshman Samantha Spurrier earned her first start of the season, tallying seven kills in 19 attempts on the evening with three block assists.
  • Dakota Raymond had another big game for the Devils, leading the attack for the Devils with 47 total attempts for eight kills, along with eight digs and four block assists.
  • Rhiannon Comia recorded a career-high 30 digs, along with an ace.
  • Senior Meghan Neff recorded her fifth 20+ assist match with 23 on the night, and two aces and a block assist.
  • Brooke Witmer added five kills on 18 attempts with four block assists. 

Up Next

  • The Devils will be back in action on their home court this Friday, Sept. 30 hosting Georgian-Court at 7PM.