September 17, 2010

Volleyball Edged By Delaware State, 3-2

EASTON, Pa. - Kelby Carey (Surfside, Calif.) had a double-double of 13 kills and 10 digs and Kayla Lawler (Louisville, Ky.) added 44 assists, but the Quinnipiac University volleyball team was edged by Delaware State, 3-2, Friday afternoon in opening round action at the Lafayette Invitational. The teams alternated set wins throughout the match, with the Hornets taking the first (25-17), third (25-17) and fifth (15-8), while the Bobcats won the second (25-20) and fourth (25-19) sets. With the loss, the Bobcats fall to 1-9, while the Hornets improve to 3-8.

Amanda Armstrong (Waukesha, Wis.) contributed 11 kills for Quinnipiac, while Stephanie Biediger (Houston, Texas) narrowly missed a double-double with nine kills and 10 digs. Logan Riker had a team-high 24 digs for Quinnipiac.

Elisa Herman led Delaware State with a match-high 17 kills, while Sonja Banicevic had a match-high 30 digs. Ashley Herman and Brook Redmon had five blocks apiece for the Hornets.

The Bobcats return to Lafayette Invitational action Saturday, when they face the host Leopards (10 a.m.) and La Salle (3 p.m.) at the Kirby Sports Center.