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Women's Volleyball Falls Against Greenville And Blackburn

Photo credit: Anthony LaRocca
Photo credit: Anthony LaRocca

EUREKA, Ill.—After picking up its first win over Eureka yesterday, the Fontbonne University women's volleyball team hoped for more success today, however, the Griffins fell in straight sets against Greenville and five-sets against Blackburn.

Final: Greenville 3, Fontbonne 0

Location: Eureka, Ill.

Records: Greenville (7-6; 2-0 SLIAC), Fontbonne (1-11; 1-2 SLIAC)

Inside The Numbers

  • Fontbonne totaled 20 kills and a .029 hitting percentage.
  • At the net, the team committed 12 blocking errors.
  • The Panthers concluded with 39 kills and a .359 hitting percentage.

Fontbonne Leaders

Greenville Leaders

  • Abby Freeman led offensively with a match-high 15 kills and .367 hitting percentage.
  • Kaitlin Murray dished out 20 assists and Sacrora Patton added 11 digs.

Final: Blackburn 3, Fontbonne 2

Location: Eureka, Ill.

Records: Blackburn (2-12; 2-4 SLIAC), Fontbonne (1-12; 1-3 SLIAC)


Inside The Numbers

  • Fontbonne set season-high marks in kills (50), assists (45), and digs (70).
  • The Beavers concluded with 34 kills and a match-high 85 digs.


Fontbonne Leaders

  • Maura Rabun tied her career-high with 15 kills and a .417 hitting percentage.
  • Rae Andrews recorded her third double-double in the last four games with 12 kills and 10 digs.
  • Emma Seiz added eight kills and a season-high .462 hitting percentage. Kelly Herr set a season-high with seven kills.
  • Jill Reando led the offense with a season-high 31 assists.
  • Defensively, Megan Schaller posted a career-high 36 digs.


Blackburn Leaders

  • Lucy Magnussen led the Beavers with a team-high 11 kills.
  • Kendall Burleyson contributed a match-high 33 assists.
  • Amanda Swedberg was one of four Blackburn players to have at least 10 digs and she ended with 27 digs.


Up Next:

The team returns to action on October 2nd when they'll take visit Spalding. First-service at 4 p.m.  

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