Volleyball Defeats Fordham in Straight Sets, 3-0
Aug. 25, 2012
Boston College volleyball defeated the Fordham Rams 3-0 in straight sets with wins of 25-19, 25-15, and 25-20.
The Eagles start the season 3-0 for the first time since 2002 with the win and improve their all-time record against the Rams (0-3) to 4-1.
Sophomore Courtney Castle led the Eagles with a match-high 14 kills and chipped in defensively with eight digs. Freshman Katty Workman had another strong match with nine kills and a match-high 10 digs. Sophomore captain Kellie Barnum contributed with a team-high 20 assists.
Fordham's Abigail Konovodoff registered a match-high 28 assists while Lisa Hipp, Carina Thompson, and Randi Ewing each had eight kills for the Rams.
BC opened the match with a 25-19 first set victory. Castle paced the Eagles with six kills and a .750 hitting percentage in the opening set, and freshman Cassidy Vaughn added another four kills to the offensive effort. Barnum came through six assists in set number one while Workman contributed three digs.
The Eagles took the second set over the Rams by a score of 25-15. Castle led the offense with four kills with Workman and freshman Kameron McLain (.500 hitting percentage) following closely with three kills each. Barnum registered ten assists in set number two while Workman recorded five digs and Lauren Fields notched four digs.
The hosts finished off the visiting Rams with a 25-20 victory in the third set. Castle and Workman converted four kills apiece. Barnum compiled four assists in the final set while Castle also paced the Eagles with four digs in the decisive set.
Boston College competes in their final match of the BC Invitational against Texas Tech (3-0) at 7:00 p.m.