Sept. 1, 2012
New Haven, Conn. -
The Stony Brook University volleyball team dropped a pair of matches on the second day of the Yale Classic as it was swept by Yale (26-24, 25-16, 28-26) in a tightly contested match before falling in three sets to SEC power Texas A&M (25-14, 25-22, 25-19).
The Numbers Game
Rigo had a match-high 14 kills in each match
Sophomore Nicole Parkas had a career-best 17 digs in both matches
Freshman setter Nicole Vogel had a combined 51 assists on Saturday
Rigo averaged 5.56 points per set for the weekend
Neither team led by more than four in the opening set against Yale
Stony Brook had set point in the first set against Yale following a kill from sophomore Evann Slaughter before the Bulldogs scored three straight points
SB led all the way in the third set against Yale before the Bulldogs took a 20-19 advantage
Stony Brook rallied to take a 26-25 lead on a Rigo kill but Yale against answered with three straight points to take the set
Texas A&M led just 22-20 in the second set after a kill from sophomore Katie Anderson but the Aggies scored three of the next five points to take a 2-0 lead
The Seawolves return to action next weekend for Fordham's Rose Hill Classic.