“Virginia Tech Volleyball Dominates Youngstown State in Three-Set Sweep”
– Virginia Tech volleyball team secures a commanding three-set victory (25-21, 25-20, 25-18) over Youngstown State Penguins.
– With this win, Tech maintains an undefeated 6-0 record, their best start to a season since 2018.
In the match, Leandra Mangual-Duran leads the Hokies offense with nine kills, while Iliana Rodriguez and Elayna Duprey contribute defensively with 20 and 10 digs respectively. Additionally, Cara Lewis impresses with seven blocks from the front row. After the game, Hanna Borer, Iliana Rodriguez, and Cara Lewis are named to the All-Tournament Team, with Borer earning MVP honors.
In the first set, Virginia Tech dominates from the beginning and secures a 25-21 victory. They establish a significant lead of 11 points at 16-5 before closing out the set.
The Hokies continue their strong performance in the second set, winning 25-20 to take a 2-0 lead. They never trail by more than five points and gain control at 10-9 after four lead changes. The team hits .300 in this set and benefits from three aces.
Tech then completes the sweep by winning the third set 25-18. They seize control early on with a score of 4-3 and maintain their lead throughout. Virginia Tech leads by as much as 11 points at 21-10 before finishing off the set. They secure four aces in this frame and display solid defense with six blocks from their front row.