Freshman Tess Connolly has seen steady improvment throughout the season at the outside hitter position, and this past week she put together one of her most consistent stretch of play.
On Wednesday, Nov. 2, she had a match-high 14 kills in a tough five-set loss to the Rider Broncs at the Hynes Center. She committed just two errors, and hits .316 in the match on 38 attack attempts.
Over the weekend, Connolly recorded seven kills in each three-set loss to Siena and Marist on Saturday and Sunday respectivelly. Against the Saints, she hit .227 with just two attack errors while adding in six digs. Versus the Red Foxes, she hits 0.038 while adding in nine digs.
Connolly has had atleast five kills in her last eight games played. Her career-high came back on Oct. 28 against Manhattan when she recorded 15.
Iona hosts Saint Peter's tomorrow evening at the Hynes Center at 7 PM.