Written by Andrew Capitelli (SJC-LI Sports Information)
Patchogue, NY| The St. Joseph's College (L.I.) women's volleyball team picked up a pair of 3-0 victories over conference opponents Yeshiva University and the College of Mount St. Vincent in a Skyline Conference tri-match inside the Danzi Center on Sunday afternoon.
The wins see the Golden Eagles improve to 11-13 on the year and 6-2 in conference, good for fourth place as of Sunday.
SJC 3, Yeshiva 0
The Golden Eagles surged to a mammoth 25-2 victory in the first and carried momentum into the second and later the third set, winning 25-17 and 25-10 victories respectively.
Freshman Brionna Silva dished out a game-best 18 assists and was credited with a team-high 13 digs.
Senior Keilly Estacuy collected 11 digs.
SJC 3, Mt. St. Vincent 0
After falling behind 22-18 to the conference's only remaining undefeated team, SJC rattled off five-consecutive points to go up 23-22.
After trading points, the hosts were on the brink of being defeated (28-27) but scored the next three points to win the first set in dramatic 30-28 fashion.
Down 20-12 in the second, the Golden Eagles mounted yet another comeback and scored 14 of the final 18 points to win 26-24 and go up 2-0 in the match.
A defeated Mt. St. Vincent side struggled in the third, where SJC took advantage and surged to a 25-8 victory to complete the sweep.
The Golden Eagles return to action on Tuesday, October 24 when they host Albertus Magnus inside the Danzi Center at 7:00 pm for Senior Day. Follow the action with live stats here.