October 25, 2012

CUA drops 3-2 decision against Mary Washington

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – In a back-and-forth match, CUA fell to Mary Washington 3-2 on Thursday evening.  The Eagles took the first set 25-21, before the Cardinals evened things up with a 25-21 second set win.  UMW then went in front with a 25-19 win in set three, and CUA tied the score again with a 25-19 win of their own.  Mary Washington came out on top in the fifth and final set, 15-13.

CUA had two players finish with double-digit dig totals, including Claudia Jean (22) and Mariana Cruz (13).  Megan Chefalas added eight digs.

Jean also totaled a team-high 14 kills, while Katie Chefalas and Bridget Kulesh added 10 apiece.

Cruz led the Cardinals with 35 assists, and Audrey Bizak was the team leader in blocks with four.

For Mary Washington, four different players had double figure kills, led by Kayla Crawford with 16.

Maggie Parrish led the team with 33 assists, while Courtney Guengerich added 19 of her own.

CUA closes out its regular season on Saturday when the Cardinals host a tri-match, welcoming Bridgewater and Frostburg State to the DuFour Center.  CUA will meet Bridgewater at 11 a.m., before closing things out at 3 p.m. against the Bobcats.

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