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Riverhawks Struggle to Hold Off Lakers, Lose 3-1

Riverhawks Struggle to Hold Off Lakers, Lose 3-1

The Details

              Final Score: Riverhawks 1, Garrett College Lakers 3

              Updated Records: AACC 0-3 overall, 0-3 conference. Garrett 1-0 overall, 1-0 conference

              Location: Anne Arundel Community College – Arnold, MD

              Box Score: Found here 

              Media Gallery: Game Video found here

Game Notes

              Coming off a tough conference loss earlier in the week the Riverhawks were looking to grab a win against the NJCAA DII Region XX Lakers of Garrett College. Despite a strong showing and win of the first set, the Riverhawks struggled to keep it together – losing 3-1 at home Sunday afternoon (9/10).

              SET 1: The Riverhawks came out strong in the first set: convincingly finishing the ball on offense, while digging strategically on defense – earning them the 25-14 win.

              SET 2: The second set would have the Riverhawks with a seemingly comfortable lead early on but the Lakers of Garrett College would battle back. With their relentless pressure, the Lakers would claim set two, 25-21.

              SET 3: Continuing their assertive efforts into the third set, the Lakers seemed to take over the pace of the match. Struggling with fundamental mistakes, AACC dropped set three, 25-18.

              SET 4: With the game on the line, the Riverhawks needed a strong push to get them going. Despite keeping it close, AACC just couldn't keep up with Garrett – who would go on to win the fourth set 25-22.

              With winning three straight sets, the Lakers of Garrett College would earn the 3-1 win over the Riverhawks.

Up Next

              The Riverhawks next contest will be another home match on Tuesday September 12h set for 6:00 pm. This will be another NJCAA DII Region XX team – the Skipjacks from Chesapeake College. Fans can come watch the action in the Jenkins Gymnasium at Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, MD.

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