Lynsey Petersen recorded her third double-double of the season
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Mark Seliger Photography
Lynsey Petersen recorded her third double-double of the season

Volleyball Bested By Central Connecticut, 3-1

Holy Cross Athletics   09-19-2015

THE BASICS:

  • Score: Holy Cross 1, Central Connecticut 3 (22-25, 25-14, 25-21, 25-16)
  • Records: Holy Cross (3-9); Central Connecticut State (8-5)
  • Location: New Britain, Conn. (Detrick Gymnasium)
  • Date: September 19, 2015
  • Time: 6:30 p.m.
  • The Lead: Freshman Lynsey Petersen (Palos Verdes, Calif.) recorded a double-double as the Crusaders fell to Central Connecticut State by scores of 22-25, 25-14, 25-21 and 25-16 in their final game of the Central Connecticut Invitational.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • Petersen recorded a double-double with a team-leading 11 kills and 14 digs.
  • Freshman Caroline Wells (Greensboro, N.C.) led Holy Cross with 21 assists.
  • Sophomore M.C. Magner (Northfield, Ill.) led the Crusaders with 16 digs.
  • Raquel Quirarte led the Blue Devils with 20 kills and 19 digs, while Makenna Lommori led with 48 assists.

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE:

  • Sifferlen was named to the Central Connecticut Invitational All-Tournament Team. This is her third selection of the season, and fourth of her career. Sifferlen also received the honor at the 2014 Boston College Invitational, the 2015 Hampton Inn-Vitational and the 2015 UMass Lowell Invitational.
  • Petersen’s double-double was her third of the season.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • With the score tied at 20 apiece, the Crusaders outscored Central Connecticut 5-2 to clinch first set.
  • The Blue Devils bounced back in the second set with a strong showing, defeating Holy Cross by a score of 25-14.
  • The Crusaders scored nearly completed a comeback late in the third set, but after a Central Connecticut timeout, the Blue Devils scored the clinching point, winning 25-21.
  • With a 15-5 scoring run, the Blue Devils took control of the fourth set and clinched the match with a score of 25-16.

UP NEXT

  • The Crusaders will return to action on Tuesday, Sept. 22 as they travel to Army West Point for their first Patriot League match of the season at 7:00 p.m.

KEEP CONNECTED:

  • There are numerous ways to stay connected with the Holy Cross volleyball team. Follow the Crusaders on Twitter @HCrossVB, on Facebook and on Instagram. You can also get the latest news and results on the team sent directly to your e-mail. To sign up for e-mail alerts go here.

 

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