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UMBC VOLLEYBALL FALLS TO KENT STATE , 3-1, IN OPENING GAME OF VERNON MANOR BEARCAT INVITATIONAL
The Retrievers came out strong recording 21 kills in the opening game but saw the Golden Flashes come out with a 32-30 victory. The Retrievers avenged their opening game loss with a 30-22 win behind a strong defense that forced 10 errors by the Golden Flashes.
The Golden Flashes, however, took advantage of the Retrievers inability to finish their attacks as UMBC recorded 13 kills out of 32 attacks for a hitting percentage of .156 in game three and nine kills out of 46 attacks for a hitting percentage of .065.
Jocelyn Teoh logged a match-high 18 kills and her first double-double of the year with 18 digs as well. Megan Gross recorded 46 assists and Christine Skala dug 17 balls. Other double-figure kills leaders was Emily Berman with 16 and freshman Marisa Gross with 10.
Danielle Holt led the Golden Flashes with 17 kills and 15 digs while Anne Butts recorded 40 assists.
UMBC returns to action when they face
UMBC (0-2) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Teoh, Jocelyn 18-3-0; Berman,
Emily 16-0-0; Gross, Marisa 10-0-0; Folk, Jessie 7-1-2; Gross, Megan
4-0-2; Carrick, Katrina 1-0-1; Hood, Julia 0-0-1; Totals 56-4-4.0.
(Assists) - Gross, Megan 46. (Dig leaders) - Teoh, Jocelyn 18; Skala,
Christine 17; Gross, Megan 10; Folk, Jessie 10
17-5-0; HOLT, Danielle 17-1-1; CORNIFFE, Michelle 12-0-1; ZAKELJ, Anne
11-0-3; WILBER, Sarah 9-2-2; BUTTS, Anne 1-0-1; WARNKE, Kara 0-0-2;
KNABE-PAULSEN, Anja 0-1-0; Totals 67-9-6.0. (Assists) - BUTTS, Anne
40; KNABE-PAULSEN, Anja 14. (Dig leaders) - JENSEN, Laura 20; HOLT,
Danielle 15; LADURNER-SCHNITZER,R 12; WILBER, Sarah 9; BUTTS, Anne 9