Ciszek Tallies Career-High 60 Assists in Women's Volleyball's Five-Set Loss at LIU

Ciszek Tallies Career-High 60 Assists in Women's Volleyball's Five-Set Loss at LIU

BROOKLYN, N.Y. - The Sacred Heart University women's volleyball fell to NEC-foe LIU on the road in five sets (25-22, 22-25, 25-20, 23-25, 12-15) Saturday afternoon. With the loss SHU falls to 5-9 on the season and 1-1 in NEC-play, while LIU improves to 3-11 on the season and 2-0 in the NEC.

Sarah Ciszek led SHU with a career-high 60 assists and added 10 kills and 11 digs in the loss. Liisel Nelis added 16 kills and 22 digs, while Makayla Dole recorded 15 kills of her own. The Pioneers return to action Friday, Oct. 4, when SHU plays host to NEC-foe St. Francis U. at 6 p.m.

By The Numbers

  • SHU hit .225 for the match

  • LIU hit .211 for the match

  • SHU tallied 71 kills and 77 digs in the match

  • Sarah Ciszek tallied a career-high 60 assists 

  • Liisel Nelis recorded a team-high 16 kills and 22 digs

Set 1 - SHU 25, LIU 22

  • The two sides played to a 14-14 tie

  • SHU went on a 3-0 run to push its lead to 17-14, forcing a LIU timeout

  • Out of the timeout, LIU scored two straight points to force a SHU timeout

  • Trailing 20-19, SHU went on a 3-0 run to force a LIU timeout

  • Out of the timeout, SHU took three of the next five points to secure the set win

SET 2 - LIU 25, SHU 22

  • The two sides played to an early 5-5 tie before LIU went on a 9-4 run to take a 14-9 lead

  • SHU responded with a 6-2 run of its own, powered by two kills from Liisel Nelis and a kill apiece from Jillian Kim and Sarah Ciszek

  • Trailing 22-17, SHU was able to cut the deficit to 24-22, but the Sharks scored a kill to secure the set win

SET 3 - SHU 25, LIU 20

  • SHU jumped out to an early 6-2 lead, led by two kills from Nelis and a kill apiece from Ciszek and Kim

  • After the Pioneers built their lead to 14-7, the Sharks battled to cut the lead to 14-10 to force a SHU timeout

  • Out of the timeout, SHU took seven of the next 11 points to build its lead to 21-14

  • Makayla Dole and Reghan Palanchi tallied two kills apiece during the run

  • The Sharks cut it as close as 24-20 before a Ciszek kill secured the set win

SET 4 - LIU 25, SHU 23

  • The two sides exchanged points to a late 18-18 tie in the set

  • LIU went on a 4-0 run to take a 22-18 lead in the set to force a SHU timeout

  • Out of the timeout, the Pioneers cut the deficit to 24-22, but the Sharks clinched the set with a kill

SET 5 - LIU 15, SHU 12

  • LIU jumped out to an early 7-2 lead

  • SHU was able to recover to cut the deficit to 14-12, but the Sharks took the win on a service error

 

Volleyball Falls 3-1 To RMU
October 5, 2019 Volleyball Falls 3-1 To RMU