Notre Dame De Namur Volleyball honored their five seniors in their last home game against Cal Baptist University. This 2015 season is one of the best season the Argos had in almost five years. After last years tragic season with the record of 2-26, this year teams stepped their game all the way with a current record of 11-16. Seniors, Carina Quintero, Sophi Lozano, Sarah Rodriguez, Haleigh Wypiszynski, and Kawai Robins-Hardy should be very proud of this season.
The match started off rough for Notre Dame De Namur with the Lancer taking an early lead. Cal Baptist controlled the tempo of the first game taking the match 25-16, with the Argo committing 10 attacking errors. With the Lancer being one of the top teams in the Pac-West, the Argos are going to have to limit mistakes to pull out a victory.
“Going into the match I knew we were going to be outsized so, I knew we had to play smart and hard.” says Junior Bianca Alvarez.
In the second set the Argos hung tough holding a 12-10 lead. Alvarez started the match strong recording 4 kills in a row. But the Lancers answered back with a 10-3 run giving them the lead, which lead them to close out the set 25-18.
Senior Kawai Robins-Hardy, who’s out with a knee injury, says “It’s hard watching my team go out their to battle without me, but I’m just glad I can be surrounded by a great group of girls.”
The Lancer came out to a quick start giving them the lead 13-3. Unable to comeback from the big deficit. Cal Baptist won the third set 25-14 sweeping the Argos in three. SeniorCarina Quintero, says “Even though we didn’t end our senior night as planned, we accomplished a lot this year and I wish next years team the best.”
The Lady Argos play their final game of the season this Saturday against Dominican University.