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ESU tops ‘Ville in straight sets

Brenden Curry
Staff Writer

Millersville lost to East Stroudsburg on Saturday in three straight sets. The Warriors won all three matches by score totals of 31-29, 25-22 and 28-26. The win against the Marauders gave East Stroudsburg its first road victory of the season.

East Stroudsburg began the first set with a score of 11-6. Freshman Erin Harman collected three kills that led to a 14-12 run for the Marauders. However, East Stroudsburg would come back by scoring four of the final five points to win the first set.

The Marauders struggled Friday, failing to take a set.
The Marauders struggled Friday, failing to take a set.

Millersville began the second set with a 7-2 lead. East Stroudsburg came back to tie the set at 10-10. East Stroudsburg then eventually took a 17-13 lead that eventually led to a 2-0 set lead.

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Four ties between East Stroudsburg and Millersville occurred during the beginning of the third and final set. Millersville took an 11-6 lead after scoring five consecutive points.

Later in the third set, East Stroudsburg came back to tie the match at 12-12. The match then became 15-15 with Millersville then going on a 6-1 scoring streak to take a 21-16 advantage.

Despite dropping the match in three straight sets, the Marauders were able to keep each close.
Despite dropping the match in three straight sets, the Marauders were able to keep each close.

East Stroudsburg scored the next eight out of the nine points given to put them at a 24-22 lead. Despite three more ties made by Millersville, East Stroudsburg secured the final two points needed for the victory.

Millersville’s offense was led by freshman Erin Harman who made 48 swings. Out of her 48 swings, she made 15 kills totaling her at a .208 percentage. Another freshman, Victoria Biggins made 29 assists in Millersville’s offensive efforts.

Juniors Brooklyn Smith and Taylor Smith collected double digit amount of attacks with Brooklyn earning 19 and Taylor earning 10 attacks. Kayla Wallace, also a junior blocked two Warrior attacks and assisted in seven Millersville attacks.