Women's Volleyball Finishes Season With Split

Shipman Honored on Senior Night

BROOKLYN, NY -  The NYU-Poly Women's Volleyball team had a busy weekend as the wrapped up Skyline Conference play with a 3-0 win over Maritime on Senior Night and split a pair of non-conference matches on Sunday.

The win over Maritime secured the 2nd seed, and first-round bye, in the upcoming Skyline Championships which will be held at Mount Saint Mary College on Saturday.  The opponents for NYU-Poly are yet to be determined.

Friday saw a complete performance by the Lady Jays as they honored their lone senior Meredith Shipman (Sugarland, TX). The senior had a dominating performance as she picked up 12 kills and 9 digs.  The Lady Jays rolled to a 25-8, 25-13, 25-10 win.

On Sunday, NYU-Poly lost to SUNY IT 3-2 (20-25, 25-18, 22-25, 25-20, 6-15).  The Lady Jays were led by Shipman who had an impressive 20 kills in the match. She was supported by junior Alexis Walker (Rochester, NY) who had a career-high 10 kills.  Sophomore Nicole Breitbart (Ridgewood, NJ) had a solid night in the assist column as she racked up 35 to go along with 16 digs.  Shipman led with 24 digs.

NYU-Poly wrapped up the 2010 regular season with a 3-0 win over Lehman College (25-14, 25-23, and 25-15). Shipman again led NYU-Poly with 17 more kills, this match with no errors and a .548 hitting percentage. The team combined for 33 kills against an undermatched Lehman squad.  Breitbart added 28 assists.