Holy Cross loses tough battle
Sept. 18, 2004
Poughkeepsie, N.Y. - Holy Cross was defeated by Marist 2-3 in its final match of the Red Fox Classic on Saturday afternoon.
Two Crusaders posted double-doubles, senior Caitlin Agotinacchio (Bellmore, N.Y.), who was named to the All-Tournament Team, tallied a game-high 24 kills and team-high 23 digs, while sophomore Valerie Mora (San Antonio, Texas) totaled 12 kills and 21 digs.
Holy Cross, who won the first match (30-28) and lost games two and three (26-30, 26-30), rallied in the fourth (30-27) to tie the match at 2-all. In game five, Marist beat the Crusaders to 15 points (15-12), ending the match in favor of the Red Foxes, 3-2.
Senior setter Michele Leahy (Andover, Mass.) accumulated a season-high 48 assists and added 14 digs and three aces for the game.
Three Red Foxes had double-doubles, including Jaime Kenworthy with 23 kills and 25 digs, Kim McEathron with 17 kills and 11 digs and Amy Gillespie with 12 kills and 24 digs.
Holy Cross falls to 1-10 overall with the loss, while Marist improves to 6-4 overall.
The Crusaders next match is on Wednesday, Sept. 22 against Central Connecticut State at 7 p.m., at the Hart Center.