Hawks’ Volleyball Handles Hornets In Straight Sets

Princess Anne, MD.- The UMES volleyball team returned to action with a 3-0 (25-23, 25-22, 25-17) MEAC win against the Delaware State Hornets.

Ksena Sukhareva led UMES with 11 kills, while teammate Kirstin Funk led all players with 21 assists. The Hawks lead 6-1 in the first set before DSU stormed back to take the lead. The Hornets led 23-22 when UMES scored the next three points to take the set. In set two the two teams would be tied at 6-6 before UMES scored 14 of the next 22 points to take the 20-14 lead. The Hornets would start fast in set three opening up 4-0 before a couple of UMES rallies put the Hawks in front for good.

The Hornets of Delaware State fell to 1-16 overall while the Hawks of UMES improves to 10-12. The Hawks host Howard on Friday October 24th, while DSU hosts La Salle on Monday October 20th.

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