Weise/Brewer Lead Volleyball past FDU-Florham, 3-1

Center Valley, PA (September 21, 2022) – First-Year Abby Weise had 18 kills and senior Austen Brewer notched 14 kills leading the DeSales University volleyball team past FDU-Florham, 3-1, in MAC Freedom action on Wednesday evening.

The Basics

  • Final Score: DeSales – 3, FDU-Florham – 1 (25-15, 20-25, 25-18, 25-18)
  • Records: DeSales (5-5, 1-1 MAC Freedom); FDU-Florham (3-5, 1-2 MAC Freedom)
  • The win was DSU’s 15th straight over the Devils as they improved to 33-9 all-time.

How it Happened

  • DSU cruised in the opening set shaking off a slow start trailing 5-1 to score nine straight points taking a 14-7 lead and never looked back.
  • In the second set, the Bulldogs committed 11 hitting errors and the Devils took advantage earning a 25-20 win to even the match.
  • DeSales rebounded in the third set trailing 14-11 scoring 10 straight points to take a 21-14 lead and eventually a 2-1 lead in the match.
  • The fourth set was all Bulldogs as they pounded 19 kills and hit .317 to close out the match.

Top Bulldog Performers

  • First-year Abby Weise was Sensational with 18 kills and hitting .425, adding 23 digs, four aces, and two blocks.
  • Senior Austen Brewer had a season-high 14 kills and hit .303 for the match.
  • Senior McKenzie Brady was terrific on defense totaling 30 digs and had five service aces.
  • First-year Madison Swift had eight kills and five blocks and sophomore Samantha Worontzoff also had five blocks.
  • Sophomore Paige Lewis finished with seven kills and three blocks.
  • Junior Grace Grandinetti totaled 35 assists.

For the Foes

  • Adrienne DeFuria had a team-high 10 kills and added 12 digs.
  • Kacie Ros finished with 28 assists and 18 digs.

Inside the Box Score

  • DSU hit .218 for the match and had eight team blocks.
  • The Bulldogs totaled 14 aces and had an 82-68 advantage in digs.

Up Next

  • DSU is back in action this weekend when they travel to the Gallaudet University tournament on Friday and Saturday.

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