October 3, 2010

Robert Morris Hands Volleyball 3-1 Loss on Sunday in Pittsburgh

The Central Connecticut volleyball team dropped to 3-12 overall and 1-3 in Northeast Conference play with a 3-1 loss on the road at Robert Morris on Sunday. The Blue Devils were led by sophomore Emily Cochrane who had a team-high 14 kills in the loss. They return to action at home next Saturday hosting St. Francis (NY) beginning at 4 p.m.

The Colonials took the first two sets of the match, winning 25-19 and 25-16. The Blue Devils rebounded by winning the third set 25-22 before the home team won the fourth and deciding set 25-18 to earn the victory.

Robert Morris improves to 8-12 overall with the victory.

Cochrane's 14 kills led the Blue Devils in the loss. Senior Amanda Bayer had 36 assists to pace the offense. Jamie Rademacher added eight kills and sophomore Blaike King had seven for the Blue Devils. Senior Kaitlin Petrella had 23 digs to lead the defense. Cochrane added 19 digs in the match.

The Blue Devils return to action at home next Saturday hosting St. Francis (NY) beginning at 4 p.m.