BUFFALO, N.Y. – After sweeping Marist in its year opener Friday morning, Alabama returned to Alumni Arena and attained an additional a few-set victory, this time above match host Buffalo.
It marks the first time given that 1998 that the Crimson Tide has started out the time with back again-to-back sweeps.
Alabama (two-) won the opening body, 25-20, prior to overcoming a late Buffalo (-one) direct in the next with six-straight factors to gain, 25-23. The Tide overcame a related deficit early in the third, tying it at 15-15 before pulling forward to acquire, 25-22, and full the sweep.
Junior Doris Carter was a power on offense, tallying 9 kills with just one mistake on 22 swings, very good for a .318 hitting share. Freshman Alyiah Wells and senior Ginger Perinar were being near guiding with 7 just about every, with Wells hitting .538 along with five blocks. For the second-straight match, junior Kaylee Thomas led the team in digs with 16.