The Student News Site of University of North Florida

UNF Spinnaker

North Florida volleyball drops fifth conference game

Valeree Del Guidice

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Photo by Joslyn Simmons

North Florida volleyball (7-13, 0-5 ASUN) fell 3-1 against the Kennesaw State Owls (10-4, 4-1 ASUN) at the UNF Arena on Oct.6.

Head coach Steve Loeswick touched on how the team fought throughout the match.

“We had some positives again tonight against a good team,” Loeswick said. “Kennesaw pressures you in different ways. I was really excited for how Devyn stepped up tonight and stayed aggressive and did some good things at the net.”

Freshman Devyn Wheeler had a career-high 17 kills in the matchup.

In the first set, the Owls got an early 8-4 lead over the Ospreys. North Florida responded with their own run to take the lead 11-9. During their run, the Ospreys had three kills.

Despite the momentum swing, UNF was unable to close the gap in the first set. Kennesaw State went on an 8-2 run and took the set 25-17.  

In the second set, the two teams bounced back and forth early. the set to which tied the score at 5-all. Wheeler racked up three kills early on. The Owls answered with a 9-3 run, for the 14-8 lead.

With Wheeler’s two more kills during the Ospreys’ 4-1 rally, the deficit was cut within three. North Florida attempted one last run late in the set, but couldn’t overcome the gap and fell 25-20.

In set three, the Ospreys and Owls battled with multiple runs early on. The two teams stayed tight and had six ties with a 22-22 deadlock.

North Florida closed the set on a 4-2 run with Ashley LaBorde’s service ace that sealed the set  26-24. The fourth set featured six ties early before the Owls took control and won 25-18.

Next, the Ospreys travel to Daytona Beach to face Bethune-Cookman on Oct. 10.

For more information or news tips, or if you see an error in this story or have any compliments or concerns, contact [email protected].

Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • North Florida volleyball drops fifth conference game

    Daily

    SDS addresses racial issues with Delaney at “study-in”

  • North Florida volleyball drops fifth conference game

    Daily

    New parking garage not in UNF’s future, parking services director says

  • North Florida volleyball drops fifth conference game

    Daily

    Student accused of pointing gun at roommate identified

  • North Florida volleyball drops fifth conference game

    Daily

    SG Fall Elections: What will students be voting on?

  • North Florida volleyball drops fifth conference game

    Community

    SDS to host a study-in at the President’s office

  • North Florida volleyball drops fifth conference game

    Daily

    Protests rage as white nationalist Richard Spencer speaks at UF

  • North Florida volleyball drops fifth conference game

    Daily

    Making Tutus for a Cause: Breast Fest ’17

  • North Florida volleyball drops fifth conference game

    Daily

    LGBT Resource Center awarded $25,000

  • North Florida volleyball drops fifth conference game

    Daily

    Soccer Weekend Recap

  • North Florida volleyball drops fifth conference game

    Daily

    State of emergency declared in the wake of Spencer speaking at UF

The Student News Site of University of North Florida
North Florida volleyball drops fifth conference game