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Boylan vs. Guilford
September 22, 2010Boylan Catholic Broadcasting
The Titans will be facing off against old rivals, the Vikings, this Tuesday at Guilford. The Vikings will come on strong with six top returners: Hannah Stanley (Jr. Set), Courtney Cirella (So. L), Gretchen Kuchinski (Jr. OH), Zoe Ragonese-Barnes ( So. MB/OH), Ali Hayward (Jr. OH/RS), and Abby Nelson (Sr. MB). Viking's setter Hannah Stanely recorded 234 assists last year and was voted all-conference team player as a sophomore. Not only will Guilford have some of the top returning players, they will also have some of the top newcomers also. Adeja Lambert, a Senior who plays outside hitter/middle blocker, has made a significant name for herself by toping the stats with 48 kills (spiking the ball for a point), while Boylan senior Ise d'Angelo follows close behind in second.
Even with all the top returners and newcomers Guilford has, it will still be a tough match. Boylan matches Guilford with six top returners also: Ise d'Angelo (Sr. OH), Molly Bender (Sr. L), Breahna Stewart (Sr. S), Abby Buttita (Sr. DS), Rachel Ostendorf (Jr. OH/RS), and Kristen Stoicescu (Jr. OH/RS). D'Angelo finished second in kills last year with 154. D'Angelo and Bender also finished third and fifth in digs with 143 and 129. Boylan also brings up six newcomers making them a pretty young team on the floor.
Both Boylan and Guilford come into this season with a young team. Despite this fact, both teams have come together to be among the top competitors in the conference this year. Fans can expect the two teams to provide both a close and exciting match!