@DuqVB Defeats VCU 3-1
Sept. 30, 2016
FINAL: Duquesne 3, VCU 1
SET SCORES: 16-25, 25-17, 26-24, 25-23
TEAM RECORDS: DUQ 12-6, 2-1 // VCU 10-8, 1-1
DUQ STARTERS: Burnham // Johnson // Davet // Bazelak // Suiter // Wayne // Kline (libero)
VCU STARTERS: Sneed // Adler // Sroufe // Kandler // Baldwin // Strange // Giommarini (libero)
QUICK RECAP: The Duquesne volleyball team defeated VCU Friday night, improving their record to 12-6, 2-1.
Molly Davet led the way with a double-double of 11 kills and 13 digs in Duquesne's four set victory over the Rams. Madelynn Burnham had a match-high 13 kills, Liz Wayne added a career-high 12 kills and Sammy Kline led all players with 22 digs.
There were eight ties in the first set, however Julia Adler's five kills for VCU would lift the Rams to a 25-16 first set victory.
Wayne and Burnham combined for 10 kills in the second set as the Dukes tied the match at 1 with a 25-17 win. VCU would trail in the fourth set until Alicia Kandler's kill made the score 18-18, but the Dukes would come out on top with a 26-24 win.
Nine ties occurred in the fourth set before Burnham and Wayne's block ended the set at 25-23, and the match 3-1.
UP NEXT: The Dukes remain home to host Davidson Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m.