Volleyball Sweeps Peacocks in Regular Season Finale

Sonja Vasovic leads Siena with seven service aces
Nov. 13, 2016

Final Stats

Siena clinched the number five seed in the MAAC Tournament with a 3-0 (25-15, 25-22, 25-15) sweep on Saint Peter’s. This is the third straight year the Saints have clinched a spot in the MAAC Tournament.

After Saint Peter’s took the first point, Siena took a 6-4 lead. The Peacocks were able to come back and tie the set 7-7, but Saints then went on a 7-0 run to take a 14-7 lead. Saint Peter’s could not come close to the Saints in the first set after that point. After going on a 4-0 run, Siena closed out the set 25-15.

The second set started off with a lot of back-and-forth action between the two conference foes. Saint Peter’s led 17-12 before Bobbi Lin Kalama went to serve. The Saints went on a 6-0 run to take the lead 18-17. The set would remain close as the MAAC foes fought for the victory. Siena came out on top and took the second set 25-22.

Siena jumped out quickly in the third set going up 6-1. They were able to continue to hold off the Peacocks after a 5-0 run that put them up 16-4. Saint Peter’s did not give up and chipped away at the lead, but Siena wanted to come back to the Capital District with a victory before the MAAC Tournament. The Saints took the third set and match 25-15.

Sonja Vasovic led the Saints with seven service aces. Samantha Pethokoukis tallied 11 kills for Siena, while Vasovic added nine. Haley Howell notched a double-double with 27 assists and 11 digs. Both Bobbi Lin Kalama and Annie Stock recorded 10 digs a piece.

 

 

The Saints earned the number five seed in the MAAC Tournament and will face #4 seeded Rider on Friday, November 18 at 8 p.m.