NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Monroe volleyball team went 3-1 in the Florida State College - Jacksonville tournament over the weekend. The Mustangs got wins over Gadsden, Central Florida College and Florida State College-Jacksonville. Monroe fell to Miami Dade. The team is now 34-2 on the season.
The Mustangs opened play with a 3-0 win over Gadsden. The scores of the sets were 25-15, 25-21 and 25-16. Barbara Maximiano posted a match-best 15 kills. Indira Rojas had 21 assists, while Neysha Gonzalez collected nine digs. Game two saw Monroe fall to Miami Dade 3-0. The scores of the sets were 25-16, 25-17 and 26-24. Ashely Ramos finished with 12 kills and nine digs. Rojas had 24 assists and seven digs.
Monroe opened Saturday with a 3-0 win over Central Florida College. The scores with the Patriots were 25-19, 27-25, 25-22. Cristen Coryatt fell just short of a double-double in this match with nine kills and ten digs. The second set, which went to the Mustangs, 27-25, was decided by a Maximiano kill and a serve from Gonzalez that was misplayed. The final game of the day saw Monroe defeat Florida State College at Jacksonville, 3-2. Maximiano had 23 kills, Ramos killed 21 and Rojas collected 47 assists.
The Monroe College volleyball team returns to action on Tuesday, October 20, at 6:00 PM, when they host Nassau. The game is team's Dig Pink game for breast cancer awareness. The team will wear pink on their uniforms to help promote breast cancer awareness.