Volleyball Downs Delaware 3-0
Sept. 13, 2003
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Seniors Ruth Lazzari and Sarah Hokom combined for 26 kills to lead the GW volleyball team past Delaware 3-0 (30-20, 30-23, 30-22) Saturday morning in the Clarion Suites Classic on the campus of Rutgers University.
Lazzari matched her career-best .474 hitting percentage with 12 kills while Hokom added a team-high 14 kills in 26 attacks.
As a team, GW hit a respectable .320 (52-20-100) compared to .237 (39-17-93) for Delaware. The Colonials also scored nine points on service aces while the Blue Hens had seven service errors.
GW's 8-0 start equals the second-best in the 28-year history of the program. The Colonials also began the 1984 season 8-0. GW began the 1979 season with a 9-0 mark.
The Clarion Suites Classic resumes tonight when the Colonials face host Rutgers at 7:00 p.m.
GW (8-0) and Rutgers ( 5-4) last met in the 2002 GW Volleyball Invitational won by the Scarlet Knights, 3-1 on Sept. 7, 2002. Formerly a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference, Rutgers has played GW 33 times in volleyball where the Colonials hold a commanding 23-10 advantage in the all-time series.