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Crusaders Edged By Bulldogs

Holy Cross Athletics   09-12-2017
Stat Comparison
Category HC B
Set Score 0 3
Kills 33 45
Digs 62 68
Blocks 7 3
Assists 30 44
Attack % .123 .180
Box Score

SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Holy Cross volleyball team lost to Bryant University 3-0 (25-23, 25-16, 25-23) Tuesday, Sept. 12. Freshman outside hitter Katie Kerins led the Crusaders with 10 kills. The Bulldogs have won 10 straight home matches going 28-3 at the Chace Athletic Center since the start of 2015.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The first set was tight with 14 ties and seven lead changes. The Crusaders tied the set 20-20 after a kill by junior middle hitter Kristen Somerville. The Bulldogs went on to win the first set 25-23.

  • Bryant controlled the second set and sealed it 25-16.

  • Holy Cross fought back in the third set after being down 13-5 and tied the set 20-20 after a kill by middle blocker Clare Honan. Junior middle blocker Allie Barry had two kills to help the Crusaders keep the set close at 24-23, but the Bulldogs pulled away and won the set 25-23, taking the match.

    INSIDE THE NUMBERS
  • Kerins notched 10 kills for her seventh match with double-digit kills on the season.

  • Somerville recorded six blocks for the Crusaders’ defense.

  • Freshman libero Sophie VanSeveren had 27 digs in the match.

  • Honan tallied eight kills and five blocks.

UP NEXT

The Crusaders travel to compete in the George Washington Invitational Sept. 15-16. Their first match is against George Washington Friday, Sept. 15 at 10 a.m in Washington, D.C.


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