GW Volleyball Swept by VCU in A-10 Opener
Colonials Back in Action Sunday at Rhode Island
Oct. 4, 2013
RICHMOND, Va. - The George Washington volleyball team opened its Atlantic 10 schedule on Friday night but fell to VCU, 3-0, at Siegel Center. Set scores were 25-27, 21-25, 20-25.
The first set was GW's best of the night as the Colonials hit .261 (12k-6e-23a) and held a late 21-18 lead. VCU (14-4, 4-0 A-10) responded by swinging .406 (16k-3e-32a) and closed on a 9-4 run to take a 1-0 lead in the match.
GW opened the second set on a 7-3 run but relinquished the lead as the Rams battled back to tie the score at 10-10. The Colonials regained the lead at 11-10 but VCU applied the pressure with a 15-10 run to go up 2-0.
The Colonials held the Rams to a negative attack percentage in the third set but VCU was still able to close the match with a 25-20 victory.
GW travels to Rhode Island for a Sunday afternoon meeting at 1:00 p.m. at Keaney Gymnasium