FNU women’s volleyball falls in season opener to St. Thomas, 3-0

FNU Volleyball Final Results Graphic (08-23-22)
FNU Volleyball Final Results Graphic (08-23-22)

(Box Score)

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


Match Notables:

  • 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.


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