Cards Split at FSU
Fox tallies 19 kills in first match
FROSTBURG, Md. - The Catholic University women's volleyball squad split at Frostburg State University on Saturday. The Cardinals defeated Penn State-Behrend but fell to the host Bobcats in the second match of the day. The two games bring CUA's season record to 16-11.
The Penn State match was a five-game battle which CUA came out of with a 3-2 victory. The Cards lost the first game 30-21 but came back and won the next two 30-25 and 30-25. PSUB evened it up in the fourth winning 30-6 but the Cards eeked out the final game 15-11 to take the match. Kilah Fox (Philadelphia, Pa./Merion Mercy) was the power up front for CUA with 19 kills in the match including four in the final game. Mary Kate Gardner (San Francisco, Calif./Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep) had 14 and Kim Ray (Chicago, Ill./Regina Dominican) chipped in 12. Emily McGlynn (Tallahassee, Fla./Leon) notched 48 assists as well as five aces.
The second match of the day was unfortuntely quicker as CUA fell to Frostburg State 3-0. The Bobcats won 30-18, 30-25, 30-24 to close out the day. Once again leading the Cards was Fox who had six kills, as well as Ray who also tallied six. Liz Koruda (Chapel Hill, N.C./Chapel Hill) continued to play well in the middle with five kills in the match. Libero Catleen Carroll (Ann Arbor, Mich./A.A. Pioneer) had 19 digs in the back row.
The Cardinals will be back in action on Tuesday as they travel to nearby Marymount for an 8 p.m. game.