Volleyball Washes Up On Maryland-Eastern Shore, 3-1
Brown, Parks Pace Colonials to Third Win in Last Four Matches
Nov. 9, 2004
PRINCESS ANNE, MD -- The GW volleyball team picked up a non-conference victory Tuesday night with a 30-28, 29-31, 30-28, 30-27 win over Maryland-Eastern Shore at Tawes Gymnasium. It marked the second straight win for GW after a 3-2 victory over Rhode Island Saturday at Smith Center. The Colonials have now won three of their last four.
The University of Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks (16-14) were led by senior Jana Milin's 32 kills. The 5-10 Croatian committed 14 errors in 64 attacks for a .281 percentage to go with 11 digs. UMES junior Mandie Dever added 14 kills while teammates Aja Smith and Mamie Lewis added 10 kills each.
The Colonials were led by freshman Janine Brown who slammed a team-high 18 kills while hitting .361 with nine digs and a pair of blocks. Junior Shannon Parks hit .414 with 13 kills and just one error in 29 attempts. Sophomore Kelly Kabbes also had an efficient match hitting .500 with nine kills in 16 swings while committing just one error and had three block assists.
Defensively, the Colonials combined to block eight UMES attacks and had seven service aces to five for the host Hawks. UMES gave away 15 points on errant serves while GW had just eight serving miscues.
GW (7-19, 3-9 A-10) returns to Washington to close out the regular season with matches against league-leading Dayton Friday and Xavier Saturday with both matches scheduled for 7:00 p.m. Saturday's match is "Senior Night" for GW's two seniors, Katie Downey and Molly Law who will be honored in a pre-match ceremony.