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UMBC VOLLEYBALL FALLS 3-1 TO GEORGE WASHINGTON
Christine Skala tallied 26 digs on Tuesday night for UMBC.
UMBC captured the first set 30-26 after trailing 19-12 at one point in the set. Sarah Ball (
The Colonials responded behind Lindsey Vernand in set two with six kills on nine attacks as GW tallied a .303 hitting percentage in the set compared to a .132 by the Retrievers.
The Colonials as team tallied 21 kills in the third set, six by Vernand and six by Shannon Parks as Kaimana Lee handed out 17 assists. The Colonials in set four came from an early 7-1 deficit to tie the match at 11 and cruise the 30-22 set four win.
Leading the way for UMBC was Ball with 16 kills and Skala with 26 digs. Stacey Carroll (
Five Colonials hit double-digits with Juliene McLaughlin finishing with 18 kills. Lee tallied 56 assists in the match for GW.
UMBC opens conference play this Friday, Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. in UMBC RAC Arena against