Princess Anne, Md. (Oct. 28, 2018) --- The Delaware State volleyball team couldn’t overcome a two set deficit at Maryland-Eastern Shore, falling 3-1 to the Hawks in a MEAC North contest this afternoon.
MDES won the first two sets, 25-13 and 25-17, before the Hornets stayed alive in the match with a 25-18 victory in set three. The Hawks bounced back to take set four 25-17.
Lucia Babic had 13 kills and Rachel Kayongo added 10 to lead the Hawks. Ivana Blazevic led all players with 29 assists and recorded six of Maryland-Eastern Shore’s 16 services aces in the match.
MDES posted a .269 attack percentage in the match, recording 43 kills and 15 errors on 104 attacks. Delaware State tallied 36 kills and 26 errors on 111 attempts for a .090 hitting percentage.
The Hawks held a slight edge in digs 43-42.
MDES improved to 7-14 overall and 4-2 in the MEAC, while the Hornets fell to 2-23 and 0-6.
Delaware State remains on the road for its next two matches, beginning with a visit to Howard on Friday (Nov. 2).