Sept. 9, 2006
Baltimore, Md. - The Loyola women's volleyball team dropped a pair of matches at the Chesapeake Challenge on Saturday at Reitz Arena. The Greyhounds, who co-hosted the tournament with Navy, hosted all eight participating schools on Saturday, falling to North Carolina A&T and LaSalle.
The Greyhounds played the opening match of Day Two with North Carolina A&T on center court at 9 a.m. Loyola dropped the first two games before rallying for a 30-24 Game Three win. The Aggies took the fourth game and earned a 3-1 win to advance to the third-place match.
In the championship round, Loyola drew LaSalle, which had defeated Providence in its morning match. The Greyhounds fell in three games, 30-28, 30-16, 30-26 as Erin Sullivan led the Explorers with 13 kills. Woodward had 13 kills for the `Hounds while Snyder added 11 digs and five kills.
LaSalle's win over Loyola earned the explorers a fifth-place finish in the tournament. Kennesaw State played Providence in the seventh place match and won 3-0 and North Carolina A&T took third with a 3-0 win over Navy. Youngstown State won the championship game, defeating St. Francis (Pa.) by a 3-1 score.
The Greyhounds are now 2-10 overall and travel to UMBC next Wednesday, September 13.