NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The St. Mary's College of Maryland volleyball team (5-14,0-4) traveled to Christopher Newport University (16-6, 4-0) Wednesday evening (Oct. 9) for a Capital Athletic Conference matchup. The Seahawks dropped the match with a score of 3-0.
St. Mary's College - 0, Christopher Newport University - 3
How It Happened
St. Mary's College battled hard against the Captains and led late in the first set at 16-14. However, the Captains scored 11 of the next 18 points to take a 25-21 win and a 1-0 lead over the Seahawks.
The Captains took a comfortable lead early against the Seahawks and would not look back as they secured a convincing 25-12 second set win.
Christopher Newport held an early 12-6 lead over St. Mary's College and later extended that to a 20-8 lead. Ellyse Sutliff and Nancy Slaughter combined for a block to help stop the bleeding and helped the Seahawks start a three point run to bring the score to 20-11. Ultimately, the late run proved to be too little too late as the Seahawks dropped the set and match with a final score of 25-12.
Inside the Box Score
Sutliff led the Seahawks in kills with seven while Kyra Feinaeur was second with six.
Fatima Bouzid continued to lead in assists as she recorded 16 on the day.
Senior Emily Benedict led in digs with 12 while Bouzid was behind her with five.
Up Next for the Seahawks
Oct. 12 vs Southern Virginia University | 11:00 A.M. | Michael P. O'Brien Athletic and Recreation Center Arena
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