OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. - The Queens College volleyball team fell in three sets to NYIT Tuesday evening in East Coast Conference action. Set scores 25-18, 25-13 and 25-21 in favor of the host Bears
Senior Tori Bowser led the Knights with six kills in the match, while junior Kristen Moore posted 19 assists and eight digs. Sophomore Nicoletta DiCocco tallied a team high 16 digs to go along with five digs.
In the first set, the Knights grabbed a 2-1 advantage before NYIT answered with the match's next seven points to take a six point lead. A QC surge cut the margin to two, 14-12. Four straight points for NYIT put distance between the two squads. Ahead 20-16, the Bears put the set away with a 5-2 surge.
Similar to the opening stanza, NYIT erased an early QC lead in the second set. With the Knights ahead 4-2, the Bears took control with 9-1 run, as a Knights attacking error gave NYIT a 11-5 lead. From there, the home team forged ahead and later took a commanding 24-12 lead after a 5-0 run. A kill by Allison Fowler closed the set in favor of the Bears, 25-13.
In the third set, NYIT jumped out to an early 8-2 lead. The Bears would not trail in the set, but the Knights were able to cut the deficit to one at 15-14. Trailing 23-16, QC cut the deficit to three, before NYIT closed the match on kills by Madison Strippoli and Lana Kravtchenko.
Tiffany Verni led NYIT with 17 kills, while Fowler posted 34 assists. Chessie Santeramo led the Bears with a game high 18 digs.
UP NEXT: The Knights return home Thursday evening for a non-conference match with Concordia beginning at 6:00 pm.
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