Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer

Women's Volleyball Drops A Non-Conference Match Against St. Mary-Woods

Photo credit: CheapSeats Photography
Photo credit: CheapSeats Photography

St. Mary of the Woods, Ind.—The Fontbonne University women's volleyball team took a non-conference visit to St. Mary-of-the-Woods on Saturday and it was the Pomeroys coming away with the four-set (21-25, 20-25, 25-17, 15-25) win.

The Griffins (3-11), totaled 35 kills but committed 31 errors for a .032 hitting percentage. Megan McKenzie led with nine kills and a .158 hitting percentage. Victoria Curtice and Kristina Eason had seven each.

Abby Grumich led them in the set department with 17, while Sarah Borgerding collected a match-high 16 digs.

St. Mary-Woods (10-12), ended the afternoon with a .219 hitting percentage and came away with 10 solo blocks on the defensive side of the net.

Offensively, McKenzi Kumpf finished with a match-high 14 kills for a .342 hitting percentage. Setter Katelyn Cotter dished out a match-high 39 assists, while Pamela Dorman and Kelcie Basan added 13 digs a piece.

In the first set, the Griffins opened with a 10-4 lead on a Pomeroys attack error. However, St. Mary-Woods answered back with a 7-0 run to take its first lead at 11-10.

Later, a kill from McKenzie tied it up at 15-15. The Pomeroys went on to collect the next two points and despite the Griffins cutting it down to a 22-21 outing on Curtice's kill, the Pomeroys hung on for the 25-21 win.

In the second, it was SMWC this time around taking a 10-5 lead after a bad set by Fontbonne. They maintained its marginal lead up until a kill from Emma Seiz tied the set at 20-20. The Pomeroys, though gathered themselves and took the final five points for the 25-20 victory.

It was all square at 13-13 in the third, but the Griffins went on a 5-0 run with Maura Rabun at the service line to put the Griffins ahead, 18-13. The team never looked back and cruised to the 25-17 win. It was the best set by Fontbonne on the day with 11 kills on 28 attempts for a .179 hitting percentage.

In the fourth, the Pomeroys opened with a 15-9 lead on a kill from Gabriella Slagle. They rattled off a 9-2 run and fended off Fontbonne for the 25-15 set and match win.

The Griffins return home next Monday for a showdown against MacMurray. First-service is set for 7 p.m.

Fans make sure to stay updated on fontbonnegriffins.com throughout the year for full updates and recaps on the women's volleyball team.

Make sure to follow us on all our social media accounts: Twitter (@FBUGriffins), Instagram (@fbugriffins) and Facebook (/FontbonneUGriffins).