Eagles Split Opening Day Matches at 2013 Worthington Classic at Gallaudet
|Mary Washington (7-3)||25||25||18||25||3|
Emma Olson - 18
B: Kaitlynn Wickersham - 2
D: Kaitlynn Wickersham - 19
SA: Emma Murphy - 7
NESFEDER,Mary Paige - 10
B: 2 Players (#12, #17 - 2)
D: 2 Players (#11, #15 - 16)
SA: LEDDY,Kelsey - 3
|TEAM STATISTICS||Mary Washington||Catholic|
|Mary Washington (7-4)||23||17||22||0|
Alayna Rigo - 12
B: Rebecca Slattery - 3
D: Alyssa Acosta - 19
SA: Adriana Moore - 2
Kaitlynn Wickersham - 8
B: 3 Players (#5, #8, #18 - 1)
D: 2 Players (#2, #5 - 13)
SA: 3 Players (#3, #11, #18 - 1)
|TEAM STATISTICS||Whittier||Mary Washington|
Washington, D.C.-- The University of Mary Washington women's volleyball team participated in the opening day of the 2013 Worthington Classic, a tournament held by Gallaudet University. The Eagles opened the day by defeating Catholic 3-0. The team then fell to Whittier College 3-0 to end day one.
Against Catholic, the Eagles jumped out of the gate early, winning the first two games by scores of 25-22, and 25-19. The Cardinals bounced back to take game three by a score of 25-18. UMW closed out the contest with a big 25-15 win.
Freshman Emma Olson (Vienna, Va./Oakton) continued her strong week with 18 kills. She was one of three Eagles with double digit kills. Kaitlynn Wickersham (Midlothian, Va./Manchester) and Kayla Crawford (Richmond, Va./Powhatan) each added 13 and 16 kills respectively. Courtney Guengerich (Herndon, Va./Herndon) chipped in 33 assists for the Eagles.
In the second match against Whittier, the Eagles dropped a hard fought 3-0 decision. The Eagles lost in three sets; 25-23, 25-17, 25-22. Wickersham paced the Eagles with eight kills, while Olson added seven. Olson led the team with 19 assists as well.
Day two of the Worthington Classic begins at 12:00 p.m. when the Eagles take on Messiah College. UMW will then play at 2:00 p.m. against an opponent yet to be determined, and will be decided on the outcomes of the morning matches.