Eagles Top Shorewomen in Three Sets

Eagles Top Shorewomen in Three Sets

Lee Totals 11 Kills

FREDERICKSBURG, VA -- Host University of Mary Washington got 14 kills from Anne Lutkenhaus and hit .342 overall as a team as the Eagles swept visiting Washington College, 25-23, 25-15, 25-12, in a non-conference volleyball match this afternoon at Goolrick Gym. The Eagles improved to 8-3 with the win, while the Shorewomen fell to 7-4 with the loss.

The Eagles lead 24-23 and clinched the opening set on a Lutkenhaus kill from Ally Blaine. Mary Washington held the largest lead of the set by just four points, which was a 5-1. Washington College netted the next four points to even the first set at 5-5 and neither team led by more than three points during the remainder of the set.

In the second set, Mary Washington broke open a 6-6 tie with a 15-5 spurt to grab a 21-11 lead on its way to a 25-12 victory.

The third set saw the Shorewomen win the first two points, but the Eagles won 12 of the next 14 points to take a 12-4 lead and never led by fewer than six points the rest of the set.

Blaine handed out a match high 21 assists for the home squad, while Katlyn Shiflett dished out eight assists. Laura Gomez netted nine kills, while Lindsey Scott recorded seven digs to tie for the match-high. Gomez and Scott each served four service aces to lead all players.

Freshman outside hitter Jenny Lee (Wilmington, DE/Mount Pleasant) led WC with 11 kills and led all players with a .688 attack percentage for the match. Senior setter setter Caitlin Ward (Wantagh, NY/Holy Trinity) tallied 19 assists, while freshman libero Kaitlin Rowan (Damascus, MD/Damascus) tied Scott for match best in digs with seven.

The Shorewomen return to action Tuesday with a 7:00 p.m. non-conference contest at Goucher.