Volleyball Falls at Fordham

Oct. 1, 2017

Box Score

Bronx, N.Y. - The GW volleyball team wrapped its weekend trip through the northeast with a 3-1 loss at Fordham on Sunday afternoon in an Atlantic 10 conference match at Rose Hill Gymnasium.

Key Stats
  • Senior Aaliya Davidson put down a season-high 16 kills as part of a double-double with 11 digs.
  • Sophomore Jaimeson Lee finished with 31 assists, nine digs and four block assists.
  • GW totaled double-digit blocks (10.5) for the fourth straight match and sixth time this season.
  • Junior Kelsey Clark led the effort at the net with seven block assists.

    How It Happened
    Set 1: Fordham 25, GW 18
  • Fordham started the match on a 5-2 run.
  • GW trailed by as many as seven points before rallying to cut the deficit to two points at 19-17.
  • The Rams regained the momentum and closed the set on a 6-1 run to take a 1-0 lead in the match

    Set 2: Fordham 25, GW 11
  • Fordham used three substantial runs and never trailed in the second set.

    Set 3: GW 25, Fordham 21
  • GW hit .353 with just three attack errors in a dominant win in the third set.
  • The Colonials trailed early by one point but broke a 3-3 tie with a 6-3 run to open a 9-6 advantage.
  • Fordham answered with a mini run to take a 15-13 lead but the Colonials rebounded with a 7-3 run to open a 20-18 lead.
  • GW stormed out of a timeout to end the set on a 5-3 run to take the set, 25-21.

    Set 4: Fordham 25, GW 22
  • The decisive fourth set was tied seven times before Fordham came away with the 25-22 win.
  • GW nearly erased a five point deficit, fighting back to within one point of the lead at 21-20, but Fordham turned away the rally to clinch the match.

    Up Next
  • GW remains on the road but will play a pair of local matches this week. The Colonials visit Howard on Tuesday night before a Revolutionary Rivalry installment at George Mason on Friday.



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