Conquistadors’ women’s volleyball team falters against Royals, 3-0

FNU Volleyball Final Results Graphic (09-7-22)
FNU Volleyball Final Results Graphic (09-7-22)

(Box Score)

LAKE WALES, Fla. (Sept. 7, 2022) – Florida National was unable to recapture the magic of its first victory against Warner this season, falling to the Royals 3-0 Wednesday. This marks the seventh loss of the season for the Conquistadors and the first win for Warner following five straight losses.


Set One FNU Notables (16-25)

  • Warner jumped out to an early 7-3 lead to start the match
  • Lina Valentino had two kills in the set
  • A block by Royal’sTarriAnne Henry and Gwen Simpson claimed the set 16-25 for the Royals


Set Two FNU Notables (21-25)

  • After a slow start, the Conquistadors fought their way back into the game trailing 9-10 about midway through the second set
  • Three kills for Layla Cortez
  • Two attack errors on FNU helped the Royals close out the set


Set Three FNU Notables (22-25)

  • FNU came out hot with a 4-0 lead
  • Royals came back strong evening the set 13-13
  • Two kills from Miranda Manduley closed out the victory for Warner


Match Notables:

  • Team-high eight kills for Layla Cortez
  • Twelve digs for Juliana Santos
  • Fifteen assists for Ivette Sandoval to go along with four digs in the contest


Up Next: FNU takes on Florida College and Webber International September 8. First serve against the Falcons will commence at 2 p.m.


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