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Volleyball Drops Match to Loyola

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CHICAGO- The DePaul volleyball team fell to Loyola in the final match of the Chicagoland Classic on Saturday evening, 3-0 (26-30, 13-30, 27-30).  The Blue Demons fall to 4-3 on season, while tournament champions Loyola improve to 3-3.


Senior Janet Goreham was credited with five of DePaul’s first six points, four kills and a block solo, but it was not enough as the Blue Demons dropped the first game 26-30. Ellen Hayes and Goreham each tallied five digs.


The Blue Demons were unable to stop Loyola in game two falling, 13-30. The Ramblers hit .514 and recorded 22 kills as a team.  Nichol Amerg led the Ramblers with six kills during game two and led all players with 20 for the match.


Sophomore Morgan Ingersoll tied game three at 17 with a kill fed by setter Amie West.  The game stayed knotted up in ties until Loyola broke the tie at 23 to regained control and win the game (30-27) and match.   


Mandy Moorberg led the Blue Demons in kills, notching 11 on the evening and a .360 hitting percentage.


“We need to get tough this week and come back ready for our five matches next week,” Head Coach Dawn Dockstader said.


DePaul returns to action on Tuesday, September 14 at UW-Green Bay. The match is scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m. 


The Blue Demons return home on September 17 to host the Blue Demons Invitational on Friday and Saturday.  They will welcome Birmingham Southern, Eastern Illinois, Xavier and Western Illinois to the DePaul Athletic Center.  DePaul opens the tournament on Friday afternoon against Birmingham Southern at 2:00 p.m.