Oct. 1, 2006
Baltimore, Md. - The Loyola College volleyball team fought back from a two game deficit to defeat Marist College in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference action at Reitz Arena Sunday evening by a score of three games to two. The `Hounds improve to 5-15 on the season and are even at 3-3 in MAAC play while the Red Foxes fall to 4-11 overall and 2-4 in the conference.
Games one and two were close with Marist winning both, 30-28 and 30-25. Loyola took game three 30-28. In game four the Greyhounds recorded a game-high 20 kills with a hitting percentage of .279 to win 30-28. They hit well in game five, .267 to get the win 16-14.
The Loyola attack was led by senior Blair Snyder's 22 kills. She was followed by sophomore Rachel Schillinger's career-high 17 kills. Freshmen Karlee Woodward and Nicole Scimeme rounded out the `Hounds in double-figures with 15 and 11 respectively. Junior Kim Burton added seven kills.
Cruz also dished out a career-high 63 assists.
Woodward led on the block with a solo and seven assists while Burton added six assists.
For Marist, Sally Hanson led the attack with 27 kills and a .553 hitting percentage. Jamie Kenworthy added 14 kills while Christy Lukes recorded 10.
Kim McEathron was credited with a team-high 24 digs. Kelsey Schaefer and Dawn Jan each added 14. Kenworthhy rounded out the leaders with 12.
Jan added 62 assists.
The Greyhounds return to the road this weekend, visiting Saint Peter's on Saturday, October 7 for a 2:00 start.