Aug. 31, 2007
PHILADELPHIA - Loyola College junior middle blocker Rachel Schillinger had a season-high 16 kills, but the Greyhounds lost in four games to Lafayette College, 21-30, 31-29, 31-29, 30-15, Friday evening at the LaSalle Invitational.
Schillinger posted a .406 hitting percentage, putting away her 16 kills in 32 attempts with only three errors. She also contrinbued three block assists.
Freshman outside hitter Nina Camaioni posted 13 kills and 13 digs, but her 13 kills came in 60 swings with 11 attack errors. She had a team-high three aces.
Sophomore middle blocker Karlee Woodward had 12 kills and a match-high five block assists. Sophomore setter Chrissey Cruz led all players with 44 assists, while putting away five kills. She recorded a double-double with 12 digs, as well.
Three other Greyhound players finished with double-figures in digs - freshman libero Brittany Born (20), sophomore defensive specialist Kimi Gabriel (18) and sophomore outside hitter Anastasia Collins (16).
Loyola (2-4) hit .292 as a team with 19 kills and five errors in 48 attempts to win the first game, but the Greyhounds did not hit better than .192 in any of the three following games.
Kayly Elmer led the Leopards (2-0) with 19 kills, while Kari Horn had 37 digs.
Earlier in the day, Loyola lost its first match of the invitational, 30-22, 30-23, 30-21, to the University of Maryland-Baltimore County.
Camaioni led the Greyhounds with nine kills, but the team hit only .007 for the match. Born had a match-high 19 digs.
The Greyhounds continue competition at the La Salle Invitaitonal on Saturday with a 10 a.m. match against St. Peter's and a 2 p.m. contest against the host Explorers.