WRITTEN BY NICOLAS FERNANDES
The St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers women’s volleyball team dropped three sets to the Yale University Bulldogs Friday afternoon.
The Terriers have fallen to (3-6) and the Bulldogs remain undefeated at (4-0).
The Bulldogs led by the scores of 25-16, 25-12 and 25-15 respectively.
The Bulldogs hit 30.6 percent, putting forth 40 kills, 56 digs, and 39 assists in their victory. The Terriers only managed to hit 5.3 percent en route to 26 kills, 42 digs and 20 assists.
Bulldogs senior outside hitter Brittani Steinberg was the player behind the win, hitting 42.9 percent en route to 16 kills and 17 digs. Freshman middle blocker Izzy Simqu hit 44.4 percent, recording five points, four kills and two digs. Junior outside hitter Megan Rasmussen hit 17.6 percent, recording five points, five kills and seven digs.
The Terriers struggled to put points on the board this afternoon. Junior middle hitter Aleksandra Gligoric played the strongest for the Terriers, hitting 9.7 percent en route to 8.5 points, eight kills and five digs.
Senior middle hitter Niehely Sosa hit 20 percent, accumulating 5.5 points and four digs.
Gligoric has been thriving ever since she led the Terriers to two victories on September 2 and 3.
The Serbian led the Fordham victory with 19.5 points, 18 kills and 5 digs and the Quinnipiac University victory with 18.5 points, 14 kills and four digs.
Two weeks into the 2016 season, she has already racked up 42 kills and 15 digs.
The Terriers will remain in Storrs, CT to face the Loyola University Maryland Greyhounds at 5 pm.