September 7, 2010

Cardinals drop road match at UDC

WASHINGTON – The CUA volleyball team suffered a 3-0 setback to the University of the District of Columbia on Tuesday evening.  The Firebirds won the three sets 25-15, 25-11 and 25-20.  With the loss the Cardinals fall to 3-2, while UDC remains unbeaten at 5-0. 

Michaela Carroll led CUA with ten assists and added six digs, while Katie Chefalas totaled ten digs and four kills.  Molly Owens and Kelly Crimmins recorded four kills apiece, Ines Zanotti registered five assists, and Kristina Purcell had a team-best 21 digs.

UDC was led by the play of Vanessa Garley who totaled 12 digs and one ace.  Grace Perilli added nine kills, four aces and four digs and Ashley Jefferson totaled three kills, one ace and four digs.

CUA will return to action on Saturday, September 11 when the Cardinals open up their 2010 home schedule with a pair of matches inside the DuFour Center.  First up is a match versus Washington College at 11:30 AM, while later in the day CUA will take on Shenandoah beginning at 3:30.

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