Lady Vikings defeat Lady Bulldogs
October 09, 2007
Lady Vikings remain perfect in Division Play Sweep season series over Lady Bulldogs The Elizabeth City State University volleyball team swept the Bowie State University Lady Bulldogs in three games (30-14, 30-17, 30-16) Monday afternoon at the RL Vaughan Center. With the win ECSU (15-5, CIAA 10-1) retains its grip on the CIAA Eastern Division with an unblemished 6-0 record. They have won 15 of their last 17 matches and are currently riding a 6-game win streak. It also represents their 12th three-game sweep of the 2007 season. The Lady Bulldogs (8-12, CIAA 6-4) had a negative hitting percentage of -0.54 with 24 kills vs. 29 errors (93 attempts) and had trouble with the Lady Vikings’ service game, amassing 18 receiving errors. Bethany Sloat led Bowie State with 8 kills. Just the opposite, ECSU totaled 35 kills versus only 10 errors and had field day on defense with 11 total team blocks. Christina Hager, who contributed 4 solo blocks and 4 assisted blocks of her own, tied with teammates Eva Johnson and Xie’Ara Maybank-Smallings 8 kills each. Defensively, Cassie Noe finished with a game high 18 digs. The Lady Vikings will return to action on October 12-13, 2007 as they travel to Shippensburg, PA to participate in a tournament hosted by Shippensburg University. The Lady Vikings will face West Chester on Friday at 5 pm and will square off against Edinboro and Shippensburg at 10 am and 12 noon, respectively on Saturday. For more information on ECSU Athletics, visit www.ecsuvikings.com.
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