Volleyball Sweeps Rhode Island 3-0
The Dukes defeated URI 3-0 on Friday

Oct. 28, 2011

Box Score

PITTSBURGH - Sara Scheirman had a match-high 16 kills the Duquesne volleyball team defeated Rhode Island 3-0 on Friday night. The scores of the sets were 25-16, 25-23, 25-12.

The Dukes improved to 16-8 overall and 6-4 in the Atlantic 10 Conference

Allison Foschia had a team-high 16 digs and Taylor Jones recorded a match-high 35 assists.

The Dukes led wire-to-wire in the first set, opening up an early 8-3 advantage. The Duquesne lead would get as high as nine points after back-to-back URI errors to make the score 20-11. Scheirman's kill ended the first set 25-16.

Rhode Island led early-to-midway through the second set. With the Rams up 20-15, the Dukes score seven of the next nine points to tie the set at 22-22. A kill by Foschia and a pair of kills from Scheirman gave the Dukes a 2-0 lead after taking the second set 25-23.

Duquesne jumped out to a 14-3 lead in the third set and never looked back. Ashley Buse's kill ended the set 25-12 and the match 3-0.

The final home match will be on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. when the Dukes host Fordham on Senior Day. Before the match, the department of athletics will honor Liz Homan, Brittany Poling, Sydney Schwab and Nicole Wright.

Rhode Island at Duquesne

Set 1
Set 2
Set 3
Rhode Island (12-12, 4-6 A-10)
Duquesne (15-8, 5-4 A-10)




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