MEDIA, Pa. -- The Penn State Brandywine volleyball team improved to 2-0 on the season following a 3-0 (25-15, 25-6, 25-13) victory over Bryn Mawr College on Saturday afternoon. Brandywine is now 2-0 for the third consecutive year.
One day after producing 17 aces in a win at Rosemont, Brandywine topped that mark by registering 18 service points against the Owls. Margot Gargus (Downingtown, Pa./Downingtown East) produced half of the team's aces, while Lauren Kelly (Downingtown, Pa./Downingtown East) added six.
Gargus also tallied eight digs and Becca Civera (Boothwyn, Pa./Chichester) topped the team with nine. Nikki Poissant (Aston, Pa./Cardinal O'Hara) led the offense by recording 10 kills, while Nicolette Napoleon (Springfield, Pa./Penn Charter) added eight. Sullivan Stark (Middletown, Del./William Penn) handed out 25 assists.
The first set was closely contested with Brandywine leading 13-12, but the Lions recorded 12 of the final 15 points, including the final five, to grab a 1-0 lead.
Brandywine and Bryn Mawr were tied 2-2 during set No. 2 before the Lions rattled off 16 consecutive points to take a commanding lead. Gargus tallied five of those 16 points with service aces, while Kelly added three kills during the surge. The Lions steadily pulled away during the final frame and a Napoleon kill completed the straight-set victory for Brandywine.
Brandywine is back on the road on Tuesday at Albright beginning at 7:00 PM.
September 21, 2017 Brandywine Falls In Straight Sets At Berks
September 19, 2017 Lions Handle Mont Alto To Open PSUAC Slate
September 13, 2017 Poissant, Stark Claim First PSUAC Volleyball Weekly Honors
September 10, 2017 Brandywine Sweeps St. Elizabeth Tri-Match
September 8, 2017 Brandywine Topples Delaware Valley In Four Sets
September 5, 2017 Albright Outlasts Brandywine 3-0
September 2, 2017 Lions Top Bryn Mawr 3-0 In Home Opener
September 1, 2017 Brandywine Cruises To Season-Opening Win At Rosemont
August 30, 2017 Brandywine Fall Teams Kick Off 2017 Seasons Friday
August 17, 2017 Brandywine Appoints Scavicchio-Fields Head Volleyball Coach