Sunday, September 17, 2017

Women's Volleyball: American 3 Howard 0

Aleksandra Kazala (#1) led all players with 22 kills & 44 total attacks

From our friends at AU Athletics...

Kazala, Largay Earn All-Tourney as Eagles Sweep Howard

Aleksandra Kazala finished with 22 kills and Shannon Webb added 10 to lead AU to a 26-24, 25-22, 25-18 sweep over crosstown rival Howard in the American Volleyball Classic on Saturday.

The Eagles finished second with a 2-1 record in the four-team event and are now 7-6 overall on the season. The Bison are now 2-11 after losing each of their three matches over the two days.

Soph Shannon Webb (#5) added 10 kills & 24 total attacks

Iowa finished its tournament with a three-set sweep of Princeton Saturday to capture the tournament championship with a 3-0 record. The Tigers finished 1-2 in the tournament.

Junior Kennedy Etheridge (#12) recorded 13 assists & 9 digs

Claire Sheehan of Iowa earned Tournament MVP honors and was joined on the All-Tournament Team by teammates Gabrielle Orr and Taylor Louis. Kazala and Kristen Largay of American were selected along with Nnenna Ibe of Princeton and Courtney Dalton of Howard.

Soph Kristen Largay (#11) led all players with 14 digs & 3 service aces

Kazala's effort against Howard marked her sixth 20-kill match of the season. Webb's 10 kills were the second time she's hit double figures this year. Freshman Olivia Wassner had 28 assists, Largay led the Eagles with 14 digs and Cheyenne Orsi had five blocks.

Freshman Helena Elbaek scored 9.5 points

Click here for last night's box score.

Cheyenne Orsi (#21) led all players with 5 blocks

Freshman Olivia Wassner (#18) led AU with 28 assists

Senior Erin Swartz added 3 kills & 2 digs

Win #711 for Head Coach Barry Goldberg