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The Blue Devils’ 3-2 loss in a five set match to top seeded Sacred Heart in the NEC tournament marked the end of a season plagued by a slow start.
During the match, CCSU traded set victories until Sacred Heart closed out the match in the fifth set.
The CCSU Volleyball team was defeated by NEC rival Sacred Heart University three sets to two on Nov. 10.
Following the loss, CCSU drops to 9-17 (6-8 NEC). The Blue Devils lost the first two sets 25-23 and 28-18, before bouncing back to win the next two sets 25-19 and 15-22. Despite the comeback, CCSU would drop the final set 15-13 to lose the match to the number one team in the NEC.
The CCSU volleyball team defeated NEC rival St. Francis (PA) in five sets on Sunday. With the win, CCSU improved their record to 8-15 (5-6 NEC). The win helps secure fourth place in the conference, allowing CCSU to participate in the NEC tournament.
The CCSU volleyball team was defeated by the Robert Morris Colonials in five sets on Saturday.
The team lost the first two sets 25-23 and 25-22 before bouncing back to win the next two sets 25-18 and 25-10. The Blue Devils (7-15, 4-6 NEC) would go on to lose the final set 15-9 to complete the match.
The CCSU Volleyball team joined the efforts to raise breast cancer awareness by hosting the Dig Pink Rally while at home against the Quinnipiac Bobcats on Oct. 23.
The CCSU Volleyball (6-14, 3-5 NEC) team defeated NEC division rival, the Quinnipiac Bobcats in a sweep of three sets to zero on Oct. 23.
The CCSU Volleyball (4-12, 2-3 NEC) team found its second conference win with a three set sweep of the St. Francis (NY) Terriers as a part of the CCSU homecoming weekend.
The CCSU volleyball team (3-10, 1-1 NEC) closed out their weekend of home play with a conference loss against Fairleigh Dickinson Knights (6-11, 1-1 NEC) three sets to one Sunday afternoon.
The CCSU women’s volleyball team (3-10, 1-1 NEC) opened conference play with a sweep against Bryant University (13-6, 1-1 NEC), three sets to none.
For the second straight year the CCSU volleyball team elected Amanda Bayer as their captain. Bayer, who is the team’s primary ball handler, led the team in assists last year with 991. She also led the team in service aces with 44 for the season. Her efforts last season saw her named All-NEC second team for the second time in her career at CCSU. Bayer’s on court presence has been vital to the success of the Blue Devils the past three years, and she will continue to strive for the same excellence that made her captain.