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Crusaders Fall to Colgate 3-0

Holy Cross Athletics   10-07-2017
Stat Comparison
Category HC C
Set Score 0 3
Kills 30 42
Digs 38 44
Blocks 8 2
Assists 29 33
Attack % .094 .264

WORCESTER, Mass. - The Holy Cross volleyball team lost to the Colgate Raiders 3-0 at home Saturday night. Freshman outside hitter Renee LeBlanc led the Crusaders with a career high eight kills. Freshman middle hitter Clare Honan recorded seven kills (.333 hitting percentage). Freshman setter Kathleen Philo notched 24 assists and freshman libero Sophie VanSeveren recorded 18 digs. 

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • Colgate jumped to a 4-0 lead to start the first set, but Holy Cross came back to tie the set 10-10 after an attack error by Colgate. The Raiders led 17-12 after a Holy Cross attack error. The Crusaders fought thier way back to close the gap at 19-24, but the Raiders held on to win the first set 22-25.

  • Holy Cross took control of the second set 4-2, but Colgate came fighting back to tie the set 7-7. The set would remain even throughout play. The Raiders were able to capture the second set 25-20 in the end.

  • The third set went back and forth between the Crusaders and the Raiders. After a kill by freshman outside hitter Emmerson Smith, the Crusaders came within four points at 17-21. However, Colgate finished the set 25-19 with a kill by Jessica Lathan to win the match 3-0.

UP NEXT: 

The Crusaders are back in action tomorrow Oct. 8 at 2:05 p.m. against Army at home. 


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