Volleyball Falls to Cincinnati in Three Games
Cincinnati, Ohio -- DePaul volleyball fell to Cincinnati 30-27, 30-22, 30-22 in a match-up between the top two teams in Conference USA. The loss drops the Blue Demons record to 5-1 in conference play and 13-3 overall.
The Blue Demons jumped out to an early lead in the first game but couldn't hold on. Cincinnati scored 10 of the final 16 points in the game pulling out a 30-27 win.
DePaul never recovered after losing game one. The Bearcats rolled in the next two games winning both by the same 30-22 score. Cincinnati held the Blue Demons to a .041 hitting percentage in game two and a .087 hitting percentage in game three.
Junior Katie Engel led the Blue Demons with 11 kills while senior Melissa Nordine finished with 11 digs.
Cincinnati improves to a league leading 7-1 while improving to 10-5 on the season.
Next up, DePaul travels to Louisville to face the Cardinals, Saturday evening at 7:00 p.m.