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FGCU volleyball extends win streak to 13 with 3-0 win ove Bethune-Cookman

FGCU volleyball extends win streak to 13 with 3-0 win ove Bethune-Cookman
EN Photo / Brad Young

On Tuesday night, FGCU did it again with another win against Bethune-Cookman University, making that the Eagles 13th straight win.

FGCU swept the match [25-13, 25-20, 25-20]. The Eagle’s offense executed well in this match with 51 kills compared to BCU’s 26 kills. FGCU’s offense and defense came out on top against BCU.

FGCU started out strong in the first set with the momentum of a winning streak on their side.

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EN Photo / Brad Young

They secured the lead immediately with four consecutive kills. The Eagles held onto the lead throughout the game and created a large score gap by staying relentless on offensive. A kill from Leigh Pudwill ended the first set in favor of FGCU, 25-13.

The second set started with another grasp on the lead from the Eagles. This set was much closer than the first as the Wildcats began to find their rhythm, but Amanda Carroll’s attacks in the front row couldn’t be stopped. Carroll continued to rack up the kills in the second set. A kill from Giovanna Borgiotti allowed FGCU to claim set two, 25-20.

With momentum on the Eagle’s side, they played together like a well-oiled machine. Two kills from Pudwill, a kill from Borgiotti, and an error from BCU gave the lead to FGCU.

The Eagles barely held onto the lead as BCU tried to comeback to take the third set, but fell short. The offense continued its aggressive play it should through the match and the third set also came to end with a kill from Pudwill, 25-20.

Ending non-conference play with 13 consecutive wins, the Eagles begin a quick two game home stand, welcoming NJIT to Alico Arena on Friday, Sept. 30 at 6 p.m.

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