Volleyball Falls in Opening Matches at Virginia Wesleyan Invitational
|In Progress - 4th||1||2||3||4||5||T|
|Mary Washington (0-1)||21||25||18||24||1|
Kaitlynn Wickersham - 12
B: Alexis Cummings - 4
D: Christine Tran - 14
SA: 3 Players (#4, #8, #9 - 1)
Jordan Templin - 17
B: Marissa McClinton - 4
D: Lexi Harrington - 20
SA: Marissa McClinton - 2
|TEAM STATISTICS||Mary Washington||Randolph|
|Mary Washington (0-2)||18||25||21||20||1|
Kayla Crawford - 19
B: Alexis Cummings - 3
D: Kaitlynn Wickersham - 15
SA: Emma Murphy - 3
Emily Hendricks - 13
B: Jasmine Aguinaldo - 6
D: Jasmine Aguinaldo - 14
SA: Clarke Glendenning - 3
|TEAM STATISTICS||Mary Washington||Meredith|
The University of Mary Washington women's volleyball team dropped both of their opening matches of the Virginia Wesleyan Volleyball Invitational on Friday night.
The Eagles lost 3-1 to Randolph College in the opening match of the 2013 season. The Wildcats won the first set 25-21 before the Eagles came back and took the second set 25-19. In the third set, Randolph won 25-18 setting up a pivotal fourth set for UMW. The Eagles and Wildcats were tied at 24 before Randolph rattled off the next two points to take the victory 26-24.
In the nightcap, The Eagles squared off with the Meredith College Avenging Angels. It was a similar story for UMW. Meredith took the first set, 25-18 before the Eagles took set two with a score of 25-16. In the third set, Meredith won 25-21 before finishing the match with a 25-20 victory in the fourth set.
The Eagles return to action tomorrow, Saturday August 31 with two more matches in the Virginia Wesleyan Volleyball Invitational. UMW faces Johnson & Wales (R.I.) at noon, then ends the day with a match against host Virginia Wesleyan at 2:00 pm.