The George Washington University: Women's Volleyball

Volleyball Sweeps Akron, 3-0, Takes Invitational Title

Juliene McLaughlin was named the MVP of the GW Invitational Saturday at Smith Center.
 
Juliene McLaughlin was named the MVP of the GW Invitational Saturday at Smith Center.
 

Sept. 18, 2004

Final Stats

WASHINGTON, DC -- The George Washington volleyball team turned the corner this weekend winning all three matches in the GW Volleyball Invitational after a dreadful 0-7 start to the season. All-Tournament selection Molly Law (Denver, CO) paced the Colonials' offense with a match-high 18 kills, and added 14 digs and a pair of blocks as the Colonials dominated the Zips, 30-25, 30-26, 30-19 in a one-hour, 39-minute match.

Tournament MVP Juliene McLaughlin (Lindsay, Ontario) contributed 14 kills and 14 digs for her sixth double-double of the season. Sophomore setter Kaimana Lee (Wailuku, HI) assisted on 35 of GW's 45 kills and added 14 digs. Lee joined Law and McLaughlin on the all-tournament team. The Colonials hit .245 with 53 kills compared to .148 for Akron (42-22-135) and had a 61-56 advantage in digs.

Earlier Saturday, Akron downed Jacksonville, 3-0, and Binghamton defeated Jacksonville 3-1.

Akron's Emily Kocinski led the Zips with 12 kills while teammate Mara Capraruolo added 11 kills. UA's Lori Snider, an all-tournament selection, contributed 19 digs.

GW (3-7) opens Atlantic 10 Conference play next Saturday at Duquesne in Pittsburgh, PA.

2004 GW INVITATIONAL ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM
Juliene McLaughlin (GW) - MVP
Molly Law (GW)
Kaimana Lee (GW)
Lori Snider (Akron)
Emily Kocinski (Akron)
Anne Crocus (Binghamton)
Erin Hickman (Jacksonville)

2004 GW VOLLEYBALL INVITATIONAL FINAL STANDINGS
match W-L; games W-L
1 - GW 3-0; 9-2
2 - Binghamton 2-1; 7-6
3 - Akron 1-2; 5-6
4 - Jacksonville 0-3; 2-9

2004 GW VOLLEYBALL INVITATIONAL RESULTS
Friday
Binghamton def. Akron, 22-30, 30-17, 20-30, 30-26, 16-14
GW def. Jacksonville, 30-24, 31-29, 33-25, 30-23

Saturday
Akron def. Jacksonville, 30-25, 30-18, 30-24
GW def. Binghamton, 33-31, 31-29, 28-30, 30-28
Binghamton def. Jacksonville, 25-30, 30-20, 30-21, 30-24
GW def. Akron, 30-25, 30-26, 30-19

 

 

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