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Volleyball Starts Off First Day of Sheraton Airport/LA Boxing Classic 2-0

Aug. 25, 2012

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The Duquesne volleyball team started off the 2012 season with a pair of win in the first day of the Sheraton Airport/LA Boxing Classic. The Dukes opened the event with a 3-0 shutout of Southern followed by a 3-2 win over host New Mexico.

The day began with Duquesne handing Southern a 25-15, 25-14, 25-17 loss. Arielle Love led the Dukes with a match-high seven kills. Sara Scheirman had team-best nine digs and Mark Henry recorded 23 assists.

In DU's win over UNM (15-25, 25-21, 25-19, 24-26, 15-10), Scheirman and Allison Foschia each recorded double-doubles - Scheirman 12 kills and a team-high 19 digs and Foschia 12 kills and 16 digs. Henry recorded 44 assists.

The Dukes will play both the Jaguars and the Lobos on Saturday.