Caroline Wells
Mark Seliger Photography
Mark Seliger Photography
Caroline Wells

Volleyball Defeated By Lehigh

Holy Cross Athletics   10-17-2015

THE BASICS:

Score: Lehigh 3, Holy Cross 0 (25-17, 25-23, 25-20)
Records: Holy Cross (5-16, 2-6 Patriot League); Lehigh (13-10, 5-3 Patriot League)
Location: Worcester, Mass. (Hart Center)
Date: October 17, 2015
Time: 5:05 p.m.
The Lead: Stephanie Slater led the Mountain Hawks with 14 kills as the Holy Cross volleyball team fell to Lehigh, 3-0, by scores of 25-17, 25-23 and 25-20, on Saturday afternoon in Patriot League action.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • Junior Mandy Sifferlen (Sudbury, Mass.) led the Crusaders with 13 kills. Freshman Caroline Wells (Greensboro, N.C.) posted 18 assists and sophomore M.C. Magner (Northfield, Ill.) totaled 17 digs.
  • Amy Matula tallied 25 assists for Lehigh, while Emily Develle posted 22 digs.

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE:

  • Sifferlen posted double-digit kills for the 18th time this season out of 21 matches.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • The Mountain Hawks won the first set 25-17. Slater led the way with six kills.
  • With Lehigh leading the second set by a 23-22 score, a kill by Slater gave the Mountain Hawks two set points at 24-22. After the Crusaders won the next point on an error by Lehigh, Slater tallied her fifth kill of the set to secure the 25-23 victory.
  • With the third set tied at 16-16, Lehigh would go onto to win nine of the next 13 points to earn the 25-20 match-clinching win.

UP NEXT:

  • The Crusaders return to action on Tuesday, Oct. 20, when they host Army West Point in Patriot League action at 7:05 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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