Volleyball Falls at Duquesne

Sept. 24, 2017

Box Score

PITTSBURGH - The GW volleyball team concluded its opening weekend of Atlantic 10 play on Sunday afternoon with a 3-1 loss to Duquesne at the AJ Palumbo Center.

Key Stats

  • Senior Aaliya Davidson led the Colonials for the second time this weekend with a team-high 12 kills. She swung .296 on the afternoon with four digs, three blocks and a service ace.
  • Sophomore Jordan Young totaled eight kills, while the trio of senior Kristel Moor, junior Kelsey Clark and freshman Marianna Warren all registered seven winners apiece.
  • Sophomore Jaimeson Lee finished with 31 assists, six digs and three block assists.
  • Duquesne hit .225 (50k-23e-120a) in the match, while the Colonials combined to swing .190 (47k-24e-121a).
  • GW committed nine service errors in the match.

    Set 1: Duquesne 25, GW 17

  • Duquesne got off to a hot start, hitting .560 in the first set with just two errors over 25 attacks.
  • The Dukes started the set on a 7-0 run and did not trail en route to the win.
  • GW used an 8-2 run to cut the deficit to three points at 14-11 but were unable to overcome the Dukes.

    Set 2: GW 25, Duquesne 21

  • GW hit a match-high .296 (13k-5e-27a) in the second set while limiting Duquesne to just .100 (11k-8e-30a).
  • The Colonials broke an early 4-4 tie with four straight points to open an 8-4 lead.
  • Duquesne answered with four in a row to tie the set again at 8-8.
  • The score was close until GW broke a 15-15 tie with two straight points to pull ahead, 17-15 and didn't look back down the stretch to tie the match at 1-1.

    Set 3: Duquesne 25, GW 16

  • Duquesne started the third set on a 5-1 run and did not allow the Colonials within two points of the lead on the way to a 25-16 win.

    Set 4: Duquesne 25, GW 23

  • GW outhit Duquesne, .143-.091, in the fourth set but the Dukes still emerged victorious, 25-23.
  • The Colonials erased a seven-point deficit in the early portion of the set to battle within one point of the lead at 24-23, but a service error clinched the match for the Dukes.

    Up Next

  • GW will continue its extended road swing with visits to Rhode Island (Fri., 7 p.m.) and Fordham (Sun., 1 p.m.) next weekend.



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