Volleyball Falls to William & Mary, 3-1

Sept. 10, 2004

Williamsburg, Va. - Loyola fell to William & Mary, 3-1 Friday night in the second game of the Tribe's Invitational. Game scores were 30-24, 28-30, 30-16 and 30-27. W&M improves to 2-3, while the Greyhounds falls to 0-5.

William and Mary's Megan led the Tribe offense with 13 kills and nine block assists, while Carly Huffman posted 11 kills and nine block assists. Sarah Long chipped in with 10 kills as the Tribe hit .152 for the match (55 kills, 27 errors on 184 total attacks).

Loyola outside hitter Becky Corb led all players with 20 kills and Blair Snyder added 13, but the Greyhounds were undone by 44 attack errors in 184 attempts while posting 53 kills.

W&M took game one behind a blistering .314 team attack, as the Tribe posted 16 kills with just five miscues. But Loyola rallied to win game two as it held the Tribe to just a .035 attack (14 kills, 12 errors, 57 total attacks). Corb led the way with six kills in the frame, and Jaime Arndt registered 10 of her match-high 31 digs as the Greyhounds held off a late Tribe charge to win the game 30-28. In game three, the W&M defense gave the Tribe the match lead with a dominant performance, with the 30-16 win. Loyola fought hard in game four, falling just 30-27.

Owens had seven kills on eight total attacks to record an impressive .875 attacking percentage, and also finished with 37 assists, eight digs, one block solo and two block assists. Kathleen Hawley finished with 13 digs and Christi Moot had 11.

Arndt led four Loyola players with double-digit digs. Libero Katie Sindelar finished with 22 while Corb and setter Krystal Biegaj finished with 11.

The second day of the William and Mary Invitational features four matches from William and Mary Hall, starting at 11:00 a.m. when Maryland Baltimore-County and Loyola face off, followed by the Tribeand Hampton at 1:30. Loyola then faces Hampton at 4:30, and the tournament concludes with the Tribe facing Maryland Baltimore-County at 7:00. Admission to all matches is free.