HIALEAH, FL – Florida National University women’s volleyball team lost 3-0 to Florida Memorial University on Thursday night, October 17th in the team’s final home match of the season as the Conquistadors honored their two seniors before the contest, Afraina Ammerlaan and Ashley Williams.
Match Score: Florida National University 0, Florida Memorial University 3
Set Scores: 25-23, 25-14, 25-22
Records: Florida National (12-10), Florida Memorial University (12-8)
Location: Bucky Dent Gym
HOW IT HAPPENED:
- Florida Memorial University jumped out to a 1-0 lead following a 25-23 first-set victory.
- The Lions led the second set in kills and assists, taking set two, 25-14.
- The Third set was tightly-contested, going-back-and-forth. However, Florida Memorial University edged FNU, 25-22 for the 3-0 win.
BEYOND THE BOX SCORE:
- FNU record is now 12-10 on the season.
- FNU recorded its fifth home loss on the season.
- FNU registered a .126 hitting percentage, recording 49 total kills on 174 attacks with 27 errors.
Florida National University Women’s Volleyball Team will now face St. Thomas University and Florida College in a Tri-Match on Thursday, October 22nd at 3:00 and 6:00 Pm respectively. The games will take place at St. Thomas University
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Ruy Castelo Branco – FNU – Sports Information Director
About FNU: Florida National University opened its first class on January 4th, 1988, in the city of Hialeah, Florida, as Florida International Institute under the administration of Dr. José Regueiro, Dr. María C. Regueiro and Mr. Omar Sánchez. FNU Athletic Department has more than 250 student-athletes in 11 different sports. Established in 2013, FNU Athletics is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA).
The mission of the Florida National University Athletic Department is to provide assistance within an athletic structure that promotes the development of a well rounded education through structured sport and competition, to develop life skills of discipline, integrity, leadership, philanthropy and social responsibility, to elevate ethnic and cultural diversity within the athletic programs, to assure equitable opportunity for all staff and student-athletes, and to make the athletic program a durable source of pride for the student population, student-athletes, alumni, university, and community of FNU.