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CAN 3, VB 2
NIA 3, VB 1
VB 3, RID 1
VB at RID
The Loyola University Maryland volleyball team beat Saint Peter's in three on October 6, 2012
Loyola defeated Coppin State in three on September 12.
Loyola volleyball versus Saint Peter's
2012 (Sophomore): Started all 28 matches for the Greyhounds in the middle... Hit .271 with 195 kills, 1.81 per set... Finished the season with 79 total blocks and was second on the team with 0.73 per set... Recorded at least one block in all but one match... Had three solos at Duquesne... Posted a career-best 13 kills - her first double-digit kills performance - at Niagara in September... Later hit .500 and had 12 kills with just one error against Fairfield... Had 12 kills and a season-high six total blocks against Manhattan at home, and she then posted 11 kills with a .556 hitting percentage to go with four blocks at Siena.
2011 (Freshman): Played in all 31 matches, starting all but one, as a freshman... Led the Greyhounds in hitting percentage, .237, and total blocks, 69... Finished with 139 kills, as well... Had six kills and eight total blocks at Lafayette... Tallied seven kills against Colgate, a total she matched twice in consecutive games at Marist and Siena later in the season... Also had eight total blocks, five solo, at Siena... Set her season-high with eight kills, hitting .500 in the process, against Rider at home in November.
Before Loyola: Played at Providence Catholic in New Lenox, Ill.
Personal: Melinda Elizabeth Maloney... Daughter of Joe and Lisa Maloney... Born in Chicago... Has two older brothers, Michael and Kevin, and a younger sister, Alyssa... Mike was an offensive lineman at Delaware State, and Kevin plays football at Marion (Ind.) College.