WASHINGTON, DC--The Buff and Blue went through three games,
30-16, 30-20, 30-19 to end Marymount's season and advance to the
CAC semifinals. Thursday (Nov. 1)'s game is set for 7:00 p.m.
against St. Mary's College, the winner of the match against Mary
Washington. The game will be telecast live online; the URL will be
posted on the schedule page at 6:58 p.m. on Thursday evening.
In tonight's match, the Bison set the tone with good blocks and strong hitting. They put forth a total of 14 service aces, with Katelyn Reese's 4 taking the lead. On offense, hitters Reese, Justine Jeter, Amanda Krieger and Ludmila Mounty-Weinstock collected 8, 6, 5, 5 kills off 30 assists by setter Krystle Berrigan.
At the time of writing, Justine Jeter and Ludmila Mounty-Weinstock ranked 1-2 in conference standings for hitting percentage, with 35% and 34% ratings. Krystle Berrigan leads in assists with 11.5, and Shana Lehmann has earned top billing for digs, averaging 6.12 a game.
Lehmann also posted 21 digs tonight, with Micaela Paulone adding to the defensive output in her 10 digs.
Gallaudet continues its quest for the championship on Thursday night at 7:00 p.m. in the Field House. The Bison will be looking to avenge their sole conference loss against St. Mary, who won the previous matchup over five games, snapping the Bison Home Stand at 18 consecutive home matches won with a 3-2 score at the Field House on September 27. To date, the Bison have racked up 8 straight home victories.
Krystle Berrigan serves up in tonight's action.
Katelyn Reese as she reaches to block a would-be Saint kill.