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VOLLEYBALL NEWS AND NOTES
Megan Gross became the fifth Retrievers' setter to surpass the 2,000 assists mark last week.
RETRIEVERS OPEN HOME SCHEDULE WITH ST. FRANCIS (PA) ON TUESDAY
The UMBC Retrievers open their home schedule with St. Francis (
UMBC GOES 1-3 ON THE WEEK, WINS FIRST MATCH OF SEASON AGAINST BRADLEY
The UMBC Volleyball team went 1-3 on the week as they opened their season at Xavier (19-30, 15-30, 22-30) with a 3-0 loss followed by three matches at the 2004 Vernon Manor Bearcat Invitational. UMBC dropped a four-game match to Kent State (30-32, 3-22, 26-30, 22-30) to open the tournament on Friday night before being swept in three by host Cincinnati (23-30, 15-30, 28-30) to open Saturday. The Retrievers in their tournament finale defeated Bradley (30-27, 33-31, 30-28) in three games.
JOCELYN TEOH NAMED TO
Senior Jocelyn Teoh (Puchong, Maylaysia/Bujit Jalil Sports Academy) was named to the all-tournament team at the Vernon Manor Bearcat Invitational this past weekend. Teoh averaged 4.00 kills per game over the three-match tournament as UMBC went 1-2 on the weekend. Teoh also tallied 36 digs, 4 service aces and eight blocks. Teoh recorded two double-doubles in the tournament, the first double-double came against
MEGAN GROSS SURPASSES THE 2,000 ASSISTS MARK
Junior Megan Gross (
TEOH ON 1,000 CAREER KILLS WATCH
Senior Jocelyn Teoh (Puchong, Maylaysia/Bujit Jalil Sports Academy) is closing in 1,000 career kills after starting the season with 881. With 48 kills in her first four matches of the season, Teoh has moved into eighth all-time in career kills on the Retrievers all-time charts. Teoh, with 929 career kills, needs 71 more kills to become the sixth women’s volleyball player to surpass the 1,000 kills plateau. Teoh has also moved up the assisted blocks chart with 131 career assisted blocks, ranking fourth all-time. Teoh started the season with 122 before recording nine this past week, jumping past Rehena Rentuma (129 career assisted blocks), Anna Gibbs (123 career assisted blocks) and Lisa Cline (124 career assisted blocks).