WASHINGTON - The Gallaudet University women's volleyball team defeated North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) rival Lancaster Bible College in three straight sets, 25-21, 25-15, 25-7, in front of an excited pink crowd Monday night in the Field House as the Bison participated in the annual American Volleyball Coaches Association Dig Pink event.
Senior outside hitter Kali Frowick (Norfolk, Neb.) had a great offensive night, as she led the Bison with 11 kills while senior middle hitter Julia Wolff (Belleville, Ontario) was close behind with nine kills and a strong defensive game as she had five blocks (three block assists, two solo blocks) against the Chargers (13-11, 6-3 NEAC).
Junior setter TraciAnn Hoglind (Fishers, Ind) had 34 of the team's 38 assists and three service aces. Freshman libero Darriyan Thomas (Vallejo, Calif) had nearly half of the team's 49 digs (22) and one service ace. Freshman Kylene Etkie (Austin, Texas) had a great offensive performance, with four of the team's 10 service aces.
The Bison (16-10, 9-0 NEAC) will head to Reading, Pa., for a NEAC crossover weekend hosted by Penn St.-Berks, between Cazenovia College (1-16, 1-7 NEAC) at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 18, and facing Keuka College (8-11, 7-0 NEAC) and SUNY Cobleskill (10-11, 1-7 NEAC) at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., respectively, on Sunday, Oct. 19.