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Broncos Defeated by Maine Maritime in NAC Semifinals to Conclude Season

The volleyball team huddles between points.

CASTINE, Me. (November 9, 2019) – The 2019 SUNY Delhi women's volleyball season ended on Saturday with a postseason 3-0 defeat to Maine Maritime in the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Semifinals. The Broncos earned the fourth seed for the conference tournament and were tasked with going up against the top-seed and host Mariners, who won the contest by 25-15, 25-15, and 25-10 scores. Senior Erica Prindle finished her career with a 12-assist, four-dig performance as Delhi ended its first NAC season with a 12-14 record.

Prindle's dozen assists Saturday gives her a career total of 1,057 assists to put her in the top four all-time among two-year Broncos. Her four-year total accounts to 1,314 career assists, including her two years at SUNY Ulster. In her time at Delhi, the native of Kingston, NY was a 2018 All-ACAA Second Team recipient, a 2019 USCAA First Team All-American, and the USCAA Setter of the Week.

Lexi Taylor led the team with five kills and six digs, while Witchney Clersainville tallied three kills and Haylee Lefebvre, Taylor Tsatsis, and Marie Julian each charting two kills. Julian had five digs. Libero Shelby Nolan finished with six digs.

Head coach Beau Bracchy's team made the conference tournament with a 3-3 league record, beating foes Husson, Maine Presque Isle, and Northern Vermont Lyndon. The women began the season winning their first five matches and six of their first seven. Clersainville earned a pair of USCAA Athletes of the Week during the season on her way to a USCAA First Team All-American selection. Taylor was a two-time NAC Rookie of the Week, while Julian earned a NAC Rookie of the Week honors. Tsatsis earned USCAA All-American Honorable Mention honors.

Top seed and host Maine Maritime will compete against two-seed SUNY Canton in the NAC Championship on Sunday at 12:00 noon. The Roos defeated Northern Vermont Johnson, 3-1, in their semifinals matchup Saturday afternoon.

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