Volleyball Falls to Fullerton and San Francisco
The Central Connecticut volleyball team lost to Cal State Fullerton by a score of 3-0 and fell to San Francisco, 3-1 in their final two matches of the Fullerton Volleyball Classic on Saturday.
In the Blue Devils' first match of the day, sophomore Lauren Snyder led CCSU with 10 kills and added seven digs as Central lost to the Titans in three sets (25-14, 25-9, 25-20). Freshman Danielle Gasser led the Blue Devils with nine digs, while sophomore Amanda Bayer had a team high 20 assists and seven digs. Junior Alex Wolnisty led Fullerton with 10 kills.
In Central's most competetive match of the tournament, the Blue Devils fell to San Francisco 3-1 (25-23, 25-23, 23-25, 25-16). Snyder led CCSU in kills again with 15 and added six digs in the match. Junior Jamie Baumert chipped in with 11 kills on .474 hitting percentage and added a team high five blocks for the Blue Devils. The Elkhorn, NE native was also named to the all-tournament for her performance over the weekend. Bayer and sophomore Kaitlin Petrella recorded game highs of 36 assists and 16 digs, respectively. Sophomore Maite Mendizabal added seven kills and seven digs for CCSU in the loss.
Central is now 3-8 this season and will be continuing their road trip when they return to Connecticut as they take on Sacred Heart on Saturday September 27 and Hartford on October 1. San Francisco improves to 7-4 this year and will next be hosting Penn on September 26 at 7:00 p.m.