Miami Gardens, Fla. (Aug. 23, 2022) – The Conquistadors put up an impressive and encouraging performance on the road against the St. Thomas University Bobcats before ultimately falling to the home team 3-0. St. Thomas came into this contest winning five straight matches against FNU and was ranked the top seed in the Sun Conference Preseason Poll.
Set One FNU Notables (14-25)
- FNU scored the first point of the match off an attack error by Kendall Brock
- Only committed one service error
- The Conquistadors generated eight kills in the opening set
Set Two FNU Notables (13-25)
- Came out hot to start the set and kept the game close 4-3 before the first timeout in the set.
- Produced six kills and 22 attack attempts
- Kept service errors in the set to four
Set Three FNU Notables (19-25)
- Took an early 2-1 lead in the set on a kill by Gabriela Gonzalez
- Recorded ten kills
- Had 30 attack attempts
- Sofia Moreno Bendala led the team with seven kills in the contest.
- Juliana Santos tallied 17 digs on the evening.
- Maria Liva recorded 20 assists before the match came to a close.
Up Next: Florida National hits the road once again Wednesday, Aug. 24 for a 7 p.m. match against Florida Memorial University.