Volleyball Drops a Close Match to Belmont
Belmont 3, DePaul 2
CHICAGO- The DePaul volleyball team dropped a close 3-2 match to
The Blue Demons took the lead from the start and went up by as many as seven points in game one. Sophomore Aly Zavitz led all players with five kills and a .500 attack percentage, while senior Mandy Moorberg anchored the Blue Demon defense with five digs. DePaul won game one 30-28.
In a pivotal game three, the Blue Demons came back from the break on fire, but fell behind 21-14. They quickly clawed their way back in the game, tying it at 25 and then took the lead on a Bruins error. The two teams exchanged the lead a few times before Moorberg knocked down the game point with a kill fed to her from Mandi Caputo. The Blue Demons won game three 30-28.
DePaul was unable to hold their momentum in game four and trailed from the beginning and never recovered. The Blue Demons hit a dismal .045 while a hard hitting
The Blue Demons took an 8-6 lead into the side change, but again was unable to hang on. The Bruins put together a 9-2 run, capitalizing on five DePaul errors to close out game five and the match.
Zavitz led the Blue Demons for a second time this season, recording 14 kills and three block assists. The Blue Demons defense was engineered by Ellen Hayes, who finished the match high with 17 digs
DePaul will close out the Blue Demon Invitational Saturday, taking on