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Owls Get Big RPI Win With Sweep of Coastal Carolina
Sept. 10, 2017

Final Stats

GREENSBORO, N.C. Abbi Reid had a season-high 15 kills in the Florida Atlantic University volleyball team’s sweep of Coastal Carolina (26-24, 25-20, 25-22) at the Spartan Spiketacular on Sunday. The Chanticleers are currently ranked no. 34 in the NCAA’s RPI. The Owls improved to 6-2 on the year.

Key Plays

Early on in set number one, FAU built a modest lead and CCU rallied to tie the score. The pattern repeated itself later on in the set and the Chants tied the score at 19. There were four more ties, the final one coming at 24. A Sigourney Kame kill and a CCU attack error put the Owls up one set to none. There were six ties in the second set when FAU went on a 9-2 run, eventually winning the frame 25-20. Set number three was close from the beginning, but the Owls worked their way out to a 17-11 lead. The Chants tied the score at 20, but couldn’t complete the comeback, falling 25-22.  

 

Notable

  • Reid’s 15 kills tied for the most in the match.
  • Sigourney Kame had 11 kills for her seventh double-digit kill match of the season.
  • Ivone Martinez tallied 45 assists and 13 digs. It was her second double-double of the season.  
  • Alex Cardona had 14 digs to lead all players.
  • Mimi Marion had five kills and five total blocks.

 

 

Quotable

FAU Head Coach Fernanda Nelson

“Today was an amazing performance from our team. Abbi (Reid) was really good offensively and our defense helped us win the match. Coastal Carolina is a great team and this is a huge win for us.”

 

Upcoming

The Owls will host the FAU Invitational next weekend. Stetson, North Dakota State and Bethune-Cookman will make up the rest of the game. Live stats and live video will be available at fausports.com.

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