Volleyball Falls to Dayton, 3-1
Colonials Capture Game Two From League-Leading Flyers
Nov. 12, 2004
WASHINGTON, DC -- The GW volleyball team was overmatched by a strong Dayton squad in four games, 30-24, 28-30, 30-18, 30-23, in an Atlantic 10 Conference match Friday night at Smith Center. The win gave Dayton the inside track to its second straight A-10 title. GW fell to 7-20 on the season, 3-10 in the A-10 while Dayton improved to 21-6 overall, 12-1 in the A-10.
GW junior Abigail Hatter paced the Colonials' attack with 10 kills and hit .261 while three teammates recorded nine kills each. Freshman Janine Brown, Molly Law and Shannon Parks tallied nine kills each and Law and Brown added 12 and 11 digs, respectively. Setter Kaimana Lee hit an errorless .455 with five kills and 42 assists.
Dayton's Faye Barhorst hit an impressive .481 with a match-high 30 kills. Flyer teammate Christy Utnage added 23 kills and 12 digs.
After the teams traded victories in the first two games, Dayton overpowered the Colonials in game three by hitting 229 to .049 for GW. Game four was all Dayton as the Flyers combined to hit .333 with 18 kills compared to .132 and 13 kills for the Colonials.
For the match, Dayton out-hit GW .276 to .154 and had a 8-5 advantage over the Colonials in total blocks. GW kept its service errors to a minimum with five while Dayton committed 12 service errors.
GW closes out the A-10 portion of the schedule Saturday night when it hosts Xavier in a 7:00 p.m. match. It also marks the 2004 home finale at Smith Center and the final home match for seniors Katie Downey (Caldwell, ID) and Molly Law (Denver, CO). The senior co-captains will be recognized in a ceremony prior to the match.
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