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Women's Volleyball Falls Against Illinois College

Photo credit: Anthony LaRocca
Photo credit: Anthony LaRocca

JACKSONVILLE, Ill.—The Fontbonne University women's volleyball team returned to the court on Tuesday night and fell in straight sets against Illinois College.

Final: Illinois College 3, Fontbonne 0 (25-10, 25-16, 25-10)

Location: Jacksonville, Ill.

Records: Illinois College 8-2, Fontbonne 0-7

How It Happened

In the first set, the Lady Blues jumped out to a 10-4 lead on a block assist from Abbie Horstmann and Elizabeth Ganley. It was all IC the rest of the way as they went on for the 25-10 set win.

After gaining the early lead in the second set, a quick 4-0 run by the Lady Blues had them out in front 14-6 on Maddie Ramsey's kill. The Griffins trimmed the deficit down to 19-12 on Maura Rabun's kill, though the Lady Blues were able to go on for the 25-15 win.

In the third, IC started out fast with a 13-3 advantage. With IC totaling 15 kills and a match-high .483 hitting percentage in the third set they were able to go on for the 25-10 set and match win.

Inside The Numbers

  • Fontbonne totaled 17 kills and 16 errors for a .012 hitting percentage.
  • Defensively, they came away with 34 digs.
  • The Lady Blues posted 43 kills, a .370 hitting percentage, and 12 service aces.

Fontbonne Leaders

Illinois College Leaders

  • Ali Pankey totaled a match-high 14 kills and a .367 hitting percentage.
  • Breanna Dameris also had a strong outing with eight kills and one error for a .368 hitting percentage.
  • Setter Elizabeth Ganley collected a double-double with a match-high 35 assists and 11 digs.

Up Next

The Griffins are right back at it tomorrow night when they'll host St. Louis College of Pharmacy. First-service at 7 p.m.

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