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Daytona State Defeats Santa Fe, 3-1

Daytona State Defeats Santa Fe, 3-1

September 30, 2014

Daytona Beach, FL – NJCAA #8 Daytona State College picked up a much needed home win against FCSAA #4/NJCAA #17 Santa Fe College on Tuesday evening, defeating the Saints 3-1 (18-25, 18-25, 25-20, 23-25).

"We ran into a buzz saw tonight," said SF Coach Nick Cheronis. "Daytona State is as good as advertised. The scores were fairly close, but they beat us in every phase of the game. We got out coached and out played. My hats off to their team and staff."

The Falcons pulled away for a set one victory, and in set two the Saints took the early lead, looking to tie it up at 1-1.  With the score 18-18, DSC turned on the heat and scored seven unanswered points to put the set away, taking a commanding 2-0 advantage.

Santa Fe refused to quit and rallied in the third set for a 25-20 win, putting them within a set of tying it up.  In set four, it was back and forth until the very end when Daytona pulled out the final two points for the 25-23 win.

Ruth Harrington finished with her eighth double double of the season, picking up 15 kills and 13 digs.  Amber Hendry also had double digit kills with 13, and Farah Rajaee had 38 assists.

The victory moves the Falcons to 19-3 overall and 2-1 in the Mid-Florida Conference.  The Saints fall to 17-3 and 2-1 in the MFC.

SF continues with MFC play on Thursday at Lake Sumter State College at 7:00 PM.

For a full schedule, please visit www.santafesaints.com

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