November 16, 2008

Saint Francis (Pa.) Defeats Volleyball In Season Finale, 3-1

LORETTO, Pa. – Seniors Jenna Benigno (Milford, Conn.) and Crista Valentino (Oakdale, N.Y.) led the Quinnipiac volleyball team with 13 kills and 12 digs, respectively, but the Bobcats were defeated by Saint Francis (Pa.), 3-1, Sunday afternoon. With the loss, the Bobcats finish their season at 5-30 (2-6 NEC) while the Red Flash moves to 11-19 (5-3 NEC).

Freshman Shelagh Dolan (Westford, Mass.) tied a career high with nine kills, while freshman Kayla Lawler (Richmond, Ind.) had 34 assists. Freshman Stephanie Biediger (Houston, Texas) contributed 10 digs and fellow first-year player Alyssa Naylor (San Diego, Calif.) played a part in three blocks.

The Red Flash took the first set, 25-22, before the Bobcats evened the score with a 28-26 triumph in the second set. Saint Francis put the match away with a 25-8 win in the third and a 25-21 victory in the fourth.