George Mason Downs Volleyball To Open Red Flash Classic

Sept. 19, 2014

Final Stats

LORETTO, Pa. - Mindy Maloney had 13 kills in three sets on Friday night, but George Mason University defeated the Loyola University Maryland volleyball team, 25-22, 25-21, 25-18, at the Red Flash Classic hosted by Saint Francis (Pennsylvania) University.

Maloney, who had been limited due to injury for the past several matches, was three of her season- and career-high with the 13 kills had terminal swings on all but one of her 18 attempts. She logged her kill total with four errors for a .500 hitting percentage.

Stacey Kazalas added 11 kills for the Greyhounds, while Lauren Andersen had 34 assists and eight digs.

George Mason posted 8.5 blocks in the match and made just nine hitting errors despite Loyola leading the Patriots, 39-27, in kills. The Patriots also had seven service aces in the contest.

The Greyhounds play a pair of matches at the tournament on Saturday, starting with an 11 a.m. match against Morgan State University and wrapping up with a 7 p.m. contest versus the host Red Flash.