The Bard College women’s volleyball team faced a pair of tough opponents on Saturday at Skidmore, dropping a 3-1 result to the hosts before falling 3-0 to Ramapo.
The Raptors (9-14) started the day with a tight match against Skidmore (8-11), where the hosts took the first set 25-11 before Bard won the second 25-20. After the Thoroughbreds won set three by a 25-15 score, the fourth set was won by the hosts in close 26-24 set.
Ryan Lum led Bard with 16 kills, followed by Abi Batingan with eight and Emily Hall Smith with 6. Lum and Puja Clements both added four aces, and Adi David had 31 assists. On the defensive side, Clements led Bard with 15 digs, while David and Lum each had 10. First-year LaeAnna Riley had a pair of blocks.
In the second match of the day, the Raptors squared off against Ramapo (13-1), who took control of the match early and won by a 3-0 score. Ella Small led Bard with eight digs, and David, Annie Couey, and Becca Wintjen all had aces.