#22 NSU Sweeps Barry in SSC Action

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The No. 22 Nova Southeastern Sharks earned their 14th three-set sweep of the 2021 season, defeating Barry in Sunshine State Conference action on Friday evening from the Rick Case Arena.  

INSIDE THE MATCH-UP 

Score: No. 22 Nova Southeastern 3, Barry 0 

Records: No. 22 Nova Southeastern (23-5, 14-4 SSC); Barry (13-14, 6-14 SSC) 

Location: Fort Lauderdale, Fla. | Rick Case Arena 

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HOW IT HAPPENED 

  • NSU began the match with a 4-1 lead, as Julia Bernardes recorded back-to-back kills. 
  • A kill from Amanda Hall extended the Nova Southeastern advantage to 7-3.  
  • Barry cut the Sharks lead to 9-7, when Hall started a 4-0 run for NSU, which was capped by two service aces from Preslee Brooksbank.  
  • Later in the set, Elizabeth Price recorded three service aces during a 5-0 run for the Sharks, giving NSU a 23-14. 
  • BU responded with a 5-0 run of their own, cutting the Nova Southeastern lead to 24-20, when McKenna Tucek closed the set with a kill to give NSU a 1-0 match lead.  
  • Two consecutive errors from the Buccaneers gave Nova Southeastern a 6-3 lead in the second set.  
  • Back-to-back kills from Hall and Brittany Landrum put the Sharks ahead 12-5 against Barry.  
  • Leading 24-17 late in the second-set, Bernardes sealed the set win with a kill, giving the Sharks a 2-0 advantage. 
  • Aleyna Kennel and Emily O’Neil added service aces as NSU led 6-2.  
  • Landrum started a 3-0 run by the Sharks, which helped give Nova Southeastern a 12-6 advantage.  
  • A service ace from Bruna Avila extended the NSU lead to 19-10.  
  • O’Neil sealed the sweep for the Sharks with the final two kills, as NSU improved to 14-1 from the Rick Case Arena on the season.  

UP NEXT 
No. 22 Nova Southeastern completes its 2021 regular season on Saturday evening, and will honor its 2021 Senior Class with a ceremony beginning at 5:30 p.m. 

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