Sept. 28, 2002
HAMDEN, Conn. ? The Quinnipiac volleyball team fought back from a two games to
none deficit to force a fifth game vs. Siena, but was unable to put the
Saints away as the Bobcats fell, 3-2, in the final game of the 2002
Quinnipiac Classic in Hamden, Conn., Saturday afternoon. Siena took the
final match by scores of 30-25, 30-25, 20-30, 23-30, 17-15.
The Saints took the first two games as the Bobcats posted 22 errors to
Siena?s 11. In the third game, however, Quinnipiac turned it around, posting
13 kills and just four errors, while the Saints made 11 attack errors. The
Bobcats used Siena?s 14 errors in game four to force the deciding game, but
the Saints pulled out the nail-biter with a 17-15 win.
The Bobcats were led by sophomore Lindsey Rogers, who was named to the
all-tournament team, as she posted 13 kills in the loss. Senior Heather
Wollyung recorded 23 kills and four blocks for Quinnipiac, while Heather
Grutta added 12 kills, nine digs and three service aces.
Lauren Weber registered 17 kills and 15 digs to pace Siena. Weber and
Marissa Gregg were also named to the all-tournament team for the Saints.
Hartford, who picked up two wins on Friday, was the tournament?s champion.
The Hawks? Stephanie Volckers was named the tournament?s Most Valuable
Player, while Kelly McEathron and Danielle Scoggin were also named to the
Before the game, Quinnipiac?s Wollyung was honored for her accomplishments
last year, as the middle blocker was the NCAA Division I Statistical
Champion for blocks. The Lake Katrine, N.Y., native posted 2.13 blocks per
game last season to lead the nation, while finishing third with 5.98 kills
The Bobcats return to action on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. when they take on