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Volleyball Falls 3-1 at Boston College

Volleyball Falls 3-1 at Boston College

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – Miami volleyball dropped a 3-1 decision to Boston College on Friday night.

Despite both Angela Grieve and Savannah Vach each recording double-doubles in the outing, the Canes dropped to 9-6 on the season. Grieve led both teams with 16 kills, while Vach reached 27 assists on the night.

Grieve registered five kills in the opening set, while Elizaveta Lukianova recorded three, but Boston College spread its offense around to record its best attack outing at .286 to take the early 1-0 lead at 25-21.

Grieve and Janet Kalaniuvalu posted five kills each to take the Eagles to a back-and-forth battle in the second, but four blocks by the home team and three service aces took the set from the Canes. At 25-23, Boston College took the 2-0 lead.

The Canes continued wouldn’t be denied in the third set, recording a dominating .423 hitting percentage after 14 kills. Five Canes each recorded two or more kills in the set, while limiting Boston College to just five total kills. Miami dominated the third with a 25-11 set win to cut the lead to one.

Michalina Rola boasted three of her career-high eight kills in the final set, while Priscilla Hernandez finished with another double-digit dig outing (14). Despite six lead changes and the score tied 13 times, Miami dropped the deciding set 25-22.

Miami is set to face Virginia Tech on March 28 at 2 p.m. for its final road match of the season.