UMES Volleyball wins

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore volleyball team traveled to the Big Apple and conquered all comers, defeating St. Francis and Radford each in four sets on Saturday to win the SFC Terrier Invitational at the Genovesi Center. The Hawks move to 3-0, while the Terriers fell to 0-3 and the Highlanders fell to 2-1.

Saitaua Iosia led the Hawks with 43 combined kills and 33 digs, earning double doubles in each match, with 19 kills and 16 digs in the morning and 24 kills with 17 digs in the afternoon.

Ndidi Ibe hit .500 with 19 kills and just two attack errors, adding eight blocks. Kaveinga Lea’Aetoa hit .432 on the day, combining for 18 kills, five aces and eight blocks. Maline Vaitai had 16 kills against St. Francis, totaling 23 on the day, with 12 digs. Jessie Vicic tallied 93 assists and 17 digs. read more…