TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Oct. 30) - The Florida A&M Volleyball picked up their sixth conference win of the season as they defeated the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference newest member Savannah State, 3-0 (25-8, 25-17, 25-14) here Sunday afternoon at the Al Lawson Center.
FAMU (8-12, 6-1 MEAC) had a pair of Lady Rattlers to finish in double-digit kills as Katherine Huanec finished with a team high 12 kills, followed by Maria Ceccarelli with 11 kills. Diana Gonzales led the Lady Rattlers in assists with 36, while Karol Marquez led the team in digs with 20.
The Lady Rattlers won the first set commandingly as FAMU finished the set with a 9-0 run to win the set 25-8.
In the second set, FAMU pulled out a 25-17 win as they held off a late rally by SSU.
In the final set, the Lady Rattlers would down the Lady Tigers 25-14, capping a 12-4 run by FAMU.
SSU (0-21, 0-6 MEAC) was led by Bryana Gadis with a team high with five kills, followed by Bianca Helton with three kills. Ashlee Butler led the Lady Tigers in assists with 10, while Bridgette Stephens led the team in digs with 11.
The Lady Rattlers will return to action on Friday, Nov. 4 as they will travel to Greensboro, N.C. to take on the North Carolina A&T Lady Aggies in a MEAC contest.