GW Volleyball Falls to Duquesne in A-10 Opener, 3-1
Crosby Scores Career-High Kills, Digs; Whyte Posts Double-Double
Sept. 23, 2011
PITTSBURGH, Pa. - In a showdown between the two teams at the top of the Atlantic 10 standings, the George Washington volleyball team fell on the road at Duquesne's A.J. Palumbo Center on Friday night, 3-1. Set scores were 20-25, 15-25, 27-25, 16-25.
GW (10-4, 0-1 A-10) was led by junior Lauren Whyte who posted her first double-double of the season with 18 kills and 11 digs. The Colonials hit .198 for the match with junior Katie Crosby handing out 35 assists to go with career-highs in both kills (eight) and digs (17).
Duquesne (11-4, 1-0 A-10) had four players post double-digit kills led by Allison Foschia with 20. Liz Horman and Sara Schierman each had 15 and Ashley Buse had 11.
The Colonials hit .273 with 13 kills in the first set but could not hold off the Dukes, who swung .405. Duquesne prevailed 25-20 after three lead changes and seven ties.
After dropping the second set, 15-25, the Colonials outlasted the Dukes to win the third set, 27-25. GW opened the frame with an 11-5 lead and survived six ties and five lead changes to force a fourth set.
GW could not continue the momentum as Duquesne controlled the decisive frame by hitting .370 to clinch the match.
GW will continue its A-10 schedule Sunday when it visits Saint Louis for a 1 p.m. match. Live stats are available here.
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