Lee Nets Double-Double For WC Versus Catholic
WASHINGTON, DC – The Washington College volleyball team dropped two matches today in a tri-match at the DuFour Center that was hosted by Catholic on Saturday. The Shorewomen (1-7) lost to Catholic, 3-0, (25-20, 25-20, 25-23) in the first match of the day and fell to Shenandoah, 3-1, (25-17, 25-14, 13-25, 25-17) in the second match.
Versus Catholic (4-2) in the opening match, sophomore outside hitter Jenny Lee (Wilmington, DE/Mount Pleasant) netted her second double-double of the year with 11 kills and 10 digs. Sophomore defensive specialist Rita Rivera (Plymouth Meeting, PA/Plymouth-Whitemarsh) led the Shorewomen with 13 digs, while sophomore libero/defensive specialist Kaitlin Rowan (Damascus, MD/Damascus) contributed 10 digs. Freshman setter Lauren White (Huntingtown, MD/Huntingtown) handed out 27 assists to lead Washington and all players.
For Catholic, Claudia Jean had a double-double with 10 kills and 13 digs, while Michaela Carroll dished out 19 assists for the Cardinals, who also got three blocks from Kelly Crimmins.
Against Shenandoah (4-0) in match two of the day, Lee just missed a double-double with 10 digs and nine kills. Rivera had 12 digs to lead the Shorewomen, while Rowan added 10 digs. White passed out 20 assists in the contest.
The Hornets got double-doubles from Kelcy Brown and Mary Harshman in the win. Brown had match-highs of 33 assists and 18 digs, while Harshman had 16 digs to go with 10 kills. Rachel Maki led all players with 12 kills and hit .550 in the match. Two others got into double figures in digs for Shenandoah. Emily Jones had 13 digs, Megan Gillispie added 12 digs, while Brittany Harryman racked up 10 digs.
Washington returns to action a week from today at the Penn State-Berks Quad Match. The Shorewomen play Arcadia at 10:00 a.m., Delaware Valley at 12:00 p.m. and host Berks at 2:00 p.m. in Reading, PA.