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.