Seahawks Drops CAC Playoff Match in Five

Photo Credit - Bill Wood
Photo Credit - Bill Wood

SALISBURY, Md. –  The St. Mary's College of Maryland volleyball team (5-23,0-11 CAC) traveled to Salisbury University (18-10, 6-5 CAC) for their first round match up of the Capital Athletic Conference playoffs on Tuesday afternoon (Nov. 5). The Seahawks dropped the match in three sets by a score of 3-2.

St. Mary's College - 2 Salisbury University - 3

How It Happened

  • St. Mary's College got off to a slow start and found themselves trailing the Sea Gulls 8-1 early in the first. The Seahawks battled back and found themselves down 12-8 going into a Salisbury timeout. The two battled until Salisbury led 21-18 but then the Sea Gulls used a four point run to take the first set 25-18.

  • The second set began with Salisbury taking an 11-10 lead and later stretched that into a 17-15 Salisbury advantage. The Seahawks fought back and led the Sea Gulls 23-22 late in the second when Salisbury used their first timeout. The Seahawks won two straight points coming out of the timeout and claimed the second set 25-22. 

  • Salisbury jumped out to a big 12-3 lead to begin the third set and later stretched that to a 19-7 lead. The Sea Gulls comfortably won the third set 25-10 and took a 2-1 lead in sets.  

  • The Seahawks reversed roles with Salisbury in the fourth and raced out to a 21-13 lead and eventually took the fourth set 25-13. 

  • The fifth started 9-8 in favor of the Sea Gulls and they would go on to take the set and match 15-10

Inside the Box Score 

  • Kyra Feinaeur finished her first year by leading the Seahawks in kills against Salisbury by recording 11 on the night. Ellyse Sutliff and Chanel Lucas were second in kills for the Seahawks as they each walked away with eight. 

  • Katie Agate had a big night for the Seahawks as she led in assists by handing out 30 of them. 

  • Sutliff led in digs with 15 and Emily Benedict was second with 13. Benedict finishes her senior season fifth in the CAC in digs per set with 3.69. 

 Up Next for the Seahawks

  • This concludes the season for the Seahawks.

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