News – US – Miami go 1-1 against Broncos with the best seeds

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Senior Libero Abigail Huser (pictured in red) recorded a total of 38 team digs in Miami’s weekend series against Western Michigan

In an exciting match on Thursday evening, the Miami RedHawks defeated the Western Michigan Broncos with the best seeds in volleyball

The RedHawks dominated the first set. The team took an early 9-5 lead, and after the Broncos scored two points to catch up, Miami took a 9-0 lead

From the fourth point on the set, Miami held the lead for the entire frame. A kill by Avarie Powell, a senior right-hitter, closed the set, and the RedHawks won it 25-14

The Broncos quickly took a 6-3 lead in the second set.By the blockades of Abby Stratford and Powell, a newcomer in midfield, the Hawks were able to close the deficit to 6-5 minutes later, the older right side Sarah Wojick joined the Play at 7 o’clock with a block

From there, both teams went back and forth and took the lead until a sophomore kill by Lindsay Taylor put the RedHawks in the lead at 18-17, Miami didn’t look back and took a 5-2 lead for second Win the set by 25:19

By the start of the third half, Western Michigan was up 9-8. Despite countless attempts by the RedHawks to take the lead, the Broncos led the rest of the set, winning it 25-15

Maggie McCrary (freshman middle hitter) and Allyson Severance (sophomore outside hitter) helped Miami take an early lead in the fourth set. Both teams took turns at the top until a kill by Severance brought their team to 17-14

On the game point, Western Michigan scored to tie the game 24-24 The RedHawks were determined to secure the win, and the kills of Taylor and junior under hitter Sophie Riemersma put them 26:24 ahead

Senior libero Abigail Huser made career high with two service aces and finished with 23 digs. Wojick and junior outside hitter Gaby Harper both had 10 kills Senior Setter Morgan Seamen also had 10 kills with 25 assists to finish the game / p>

After the game, head coach Carolyn Condit praised her team, but she knew they had to keep their energy going for the next game

Miami’s dominant offensive attacks on Thursday were overshadowed by Western Michigan’s sharp offense and defense on Friday

At the beginning of the first set, both teams changed the lead until Western Michigan exploited an attack error by Miami and finished with 9-8. From there, the Broncos were unstoppable and made an 8-3 run to win the result Reaching 17:11 Although the RedHawks tried to close the deficit, this was the next one they hit and which fell between 25-16

The second set was much more even. Similar to the first time, both teams fought back and forth to hold onto the lead, but an offensive mistake by Western Michigan put Miami 9-8 ahead.The RedHawks stayed on top for a while, until the Broncos made a confident 12-9 run

Miami was persistent and quickly regained the lead as Wojick had killed three times in a row, all backed by Seamen.This sequence wasn’t enough as Western Michigan ran a 4-0 run to finish the second set 25-23 to win

The third set started no different from the first two. The RedHawks kept their tenacity and both teams struggled to stay ahead. A Broncos kill put them to 11-10 and the RedHawks never saw the lead again Game brought a Riemersma Miami kill to two, but it wasn’t enough Western Michigan won the final set by 25-23

Although the seniors were beaten 3-0 on Seniors Day, it was the seniors who came to Miami Wojick had 10 kills, Seamen had another 19 assists and Huser had 15 digs

“We didn’t play as smartly as last night, even though our intention and wish were there,” said Condit

Miami’s next series is against Northern Illinois. Games are scheduled for 5pm on Thursday, Feb. 25 and 7 pm on Friday, Feb. 26

After a 3-1 start, the Miami women’s volleyball team fell to 500 after losing both competitions at Bowling Green that weekend
The team will play its next series at home against Toledo on Thursday, February 11 and Friday, Feb. The games will be at 4pm and 1pm respectively on ESPN

Women’s basketball will be played at home against Western Michigan on Wednesday, February 3 The RedHawks are looking to end their 13-game losing streak as the team’s last win was on December 8

Miami volleyball has now won four straight season titles at the MAC and has made two NCAA tournaments during that time. Simply put, winning is all this team knows
“I’ve had a lot of really good teams, several rows of four (MAC titles) in a row,” she said. “It’s hard to do. It’s hard to do five in a row But I know these kids will strive for it”

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News – USA – Miami goes 1-1 against Broncos with the best seeds

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