The Army West Point Volleyball team snapped a three-game skid with a 3-1 victory at Holy Cross on November 2. As the team heads towards the final quarter of its conference schedule, every game matters, and the Black Knights needed a bounce-back effort in this one. Army was strong at the net in this one, recording 11 total blocks. The Cadets outhit Holy Cross .256 to .135.
"Any win at this point in the conference is a big win," Head Coach Alma Kovaci Lee said. "We had a stretch of some tough road matches, so winning at Holy Cross to close out this stretch is an accomplishment and it feels good."
The win moves Army to 7-5 in conference play, currently placing them fourth in the Patriot League standings.
The offensive output was spread out for Army, with Monica Eckford (11), Emmy Barnhorst and Courtney Horace (10) recording double-digit kills. Barnhorst also led the team with four total blocks. Setters Hannah Presley and Nikki Lum each added 18 assists to help set up the attack. Lum posted 10 digs as well for the double-double. Read more.