Freshmen lead the way in five sets

Freshmen Mary Grace Goyena and Chidinma Onukwugha had quite a varsity volleyball debut, Thursday, leading Mount de Sales to a 3-2 IAAM A Conference volleyball victory over No. 7 Notre Dame Prep, on the Blazers’ home court in Towson.

Goyena led the Sailors with 18 Kills. She also won 10-of-14 serves and blocked two shots in the victory. Onukwugha added nine kills, won 12-of-14 serves, with two aces, and two blocks.

Mount de Sales (1-0 overall, 1-0 IAAM A) won the first two sets by scores of 25-10 and 25-20. NDP (1-1 overall, 0-1 IAAM A) bounced back to win the third set 18-25 and they stayed alive with a narrow 23-25 in the fourth set. Mount de Sales, however, regrouped with a 15-10 win in the final set.

Senior Hanna Katulski also had a big match with 12 kills, 10-of-11 on her serves and five digs. Junior Lauren Gartell added four kills and four blocks and junior Malina Beideman was a perfect 26-of-26 on her serves with one ace and 16 digs.