Babson Park, MA – The Owls finish up their weekend in Staake Gymnasium at Babson College, in a match against Manhattanville. The match ended in three set as the Valiants take all three (3-0).
Set one (9-25, Manhattanville) started with a 6-3 Owls lead before Manhattanville would go on an impressive 12-0 run behind the play of Alejandra Figueroa. UMPI fought back before the Valiants ended the set on a 9-0 run.
The Second set (13-25, Manhattanville) was a game of runs. The Valiants brought the lead to six before the Owls would go on a four point run. The set would follow with a four point for Manhattanville. One more run for the Owls brought the set to 12-10 Valiants lead, before they would take control over the set.
Set three (12-25, Manhattanville), the Valiants kept their momentum rolling with a 11-2 lead and never looked back despite a couple late runs by the Owls.
The Owls have their next match at the University of New England on Friday September 13th at 6:00pm.