Nov. 2, 2005
BALTIMORE, Md. - Coming off a pair of tough Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference losses over the weekend, the Greyhound volleyball team wraps up its three-match road trip on Wednesday night when Loyola takes on Lehigh beginning at 7:00 p.m.
Now 7-19 on the season, the Greyhounds dropped their third and fourth straight league matches with three-game losses against Fairfield and Iona last weekend.
Senior outside hitter Becky Corb led the Greyhounds in the two matches over the weekend. Against Fairfield on Saturday, Corb had a match-high 13 kills along with four digs and four service aces. In Sunday's loss to Iona, Corb added a match-high 16 kills to go with nine digs and just missed a double-double. Junior Blair Snyder also had 11 kills in the loss against the Gaels.
Corb leads the Greyhounds with 346 kills this season and is the only player to appear in all 91 games. She also has 220 digs, which ranks second on the team behind fellow senior Jamie Arndt , who has 380 digs in 81 games played this year.
Freshman setter Marcellee Williams continues to rank among the conference's top setters by averaging 9.17 assists per game. In the two matches this past weekend, Williams had 57 assists, including 37 against Iona. She also had seven kills and two block assists.
The Mountain Hawks are coming off a pair of Patriot League losses to American and Navy over the weekend. Now 6-19 on the season, Lehigh has not won a Patriot League match this year. The Mountain Hawks lost both matches in four games.
Junior Michelle Schwendenmann leads the Mountain Hawks with 305 kills this season. Against Navy on Sunday, she recorded a match-high 16 kills in the four-game loss. She also had a match-high 19 kills to go with seven digs against American.
Cassidy Maumus is the team leader in digs with 359, while Kathleen Lafferty has 490 assists.
The Greyhounds return home to start a three-match homestand this weekend against Siena and Marist. Prior to Sunday's match against the Red Foxes, Loyola will honor its four seniors.