Spartan Volleyball Splits on Day One of UAA Round Robin #2 with Win Over NYU

Spartan Volleyball Splits on Day One of UAA Round Robin #2 with Win Over NYU

On the first day of the University Athletic Association Round Robin #2, the Case Western Reserve University volleyball team split, with a win over New York University and a loss to 12th-ranked Emory University.

The second UAA Round Robin is hosted by Carnegie Mellon University at the Skibo Gymnasium in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The Spartans improve to 14-9 overall and 2-3 in the UAA, while the Violets are 13-9 overall and 1-3 in the UAA and the Eagles record is now 14-5 overall and 3-1 in the UAA.

CWRU defeated New York in four sets 25-17, 27-29, 25-14 and 25-21.

Junior outside hitter Karley King led the Spartans with a season-high 23 kills and freshman outside hitter Lauren Carmon contributed 10 kills to the attack. Junior setter Faith Ellis recorded a team-high 21 assists and sophomore setter Jordyn Harberts added 20. Defensively, sophomore libero Anna Jaskoviak tallied a game-high 26 digs, while Ellis and sophomore outside hitter Jana Giaquinto registered 17 and 15 digs, respectively.

Against the Eagles, CWRU fell 25-18, 25-20 and 25-14.

Carmon led the squad with eight kills and Harberts added 11 assists. King contributed seven kills to the attack, while Giaquinto led the team in digs with 11.

The Spartans are set to play two more matches on the second day of competition in the UAA Round Robin #2 tomorrow. The day will begin with a 12:00 p.m. match against host Carnegie Mellon University and a 2:00 p.m. match against the University of Rochester (N.Y.).