September 4, 2010

Volleyball Falls to Second-Ranked Juniata

(Huntingdon, Pa.) - The Dickinson College women's volleyball team suffered a pair of setbacks to nationally-ranked teams at the Juniata Invitational on Saturday.

 

The Red Devils dropped a 3-0 decision to #15-ranked Christopher Newport in their first match of the day. The Captains captured the first set 25-20 and pulled in front 2-0 with a 25-11 decision in the second. The Devils battled in the third to try and keep the match alive, but fell 26-24.

 

In the nightcap, the Devils fell in a three-set match to #2-ranked Juniata College, falling 25-18, 25-14, 25-7.

 

First-year Emily Kisak (Columbia, Md./Howard) led the attack against Juniata with eight kills while classmate Joanna De Castro (Far Hills, N.J./West Morris Mendham) served four aces and tallied six digs.

 

Junior Kaylee Britain (Wayzata, Minn./Blake) recorded four kills and sophomore Avery Zuvic (Cold Spring, N.Y./Haldane) added four kills and seven digs.

 

Britain led the Devils with eight kills and a pair of aces against CNU while Kisak recorded seven kills and a team-high 11 digs.

 

First-year setter Grace Morgan (York, Pa./York Suburban) dished out 16 assists in the Christopher Newport match and added 21 against Juniata.

 

The Red Devils (0-3) travel to Messiah College on Tuesday night to face the Falcons at 7:00 pm.

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