Volleyball closes home schedule vs. Hartford, UNH
Nov. 3, 2011
Article on Alicia Nelson from Apple Valley Patch
Stony Brook, N.Y. - Stony Brook women's volleyball team wraps up its home schedule this weekend at Pritchard Gymnasium with key conference matches against Hartford and New Hampshire. SBU will face Hartford on Friday at 7 p.m. before facing off against UNH on Sunday at 1 p.m. Stony Brook will honor its four seniors - Alicia Nelson, Jen Cunningham, Kelsey Sullivan and Masa Balandzic- prior to Sunday's match.
Last time out
Seawolves News & Notes
The Hawks are led by freshman setter Jackie Tamburri and junio outside hitter Kami Nethersole. Tamburri has twice been named Setter of the Week and is second in the America East with 10.19 assists per set. Nethersole leads the conference with 418 kills.
Stony Brook defeated Hartford in five sets earlier this season. Nelson had 21 kills in the match including six in the decisive fifth set while junior Greta Strenger added a career-best 17 kills. Nethersole led Hartford with 20 kills and Tamburri had 51 assists.
Scouting New Hampshire
New Hampshire is led by Amy Keding, who is sixth in the America East at 3.64 points per set. Named America East Player of the Week on Monday, Keding had 20 kills and 23 digs against Providence.
UNH knocked off the Seawolves in a five-set thriller in the teams first meeting. Stony Brook trailed 14-9 in the fifth set but rallied with five straight points to tie the match before New Hampshire pulled out the 16-14 victory.
Nelson tied a career-high with 26 kills and added 13 digs.