February 26, 2016 - NEWARK, NJ—NJIT fought back from a 2-1 deficit in sets to pull out a 3-2 win over visiting Sacred Heart in Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association action Friday night in the Fleisher Athletic Association.
The Highlanders (1-10; 1-2 EIVA) won the first set comfortably, 25-16, but Sacred Heart (3-9; 3-2 EIVA) came back to take the next two sets, 25-20 and 25-23. Facing elimination, NJIT scored a solid win in the fourth set, 25-16, and then won the match with a 15-11 victory in the fifth set.
Junior Jabarry Goodridge paced the attack for the winners with 18 kills. He committed only 5 errors on his 37 swings and registered a .351 attack percentage. Redshirt senior TJ Jurko also reached double-figures in kills (13),