Aug. 30, 1997
Boston College Drops Third Match
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Eagles women's volleyball team dropped their third straight and remain winless on the season, as Mississippi State beat Boston College 15-6, 15-5, 12-15, 15-7. It was the Bulldogs first win of the season, (1-2).
BC was led by Julia El-Hag's 15 kills and seven digs, but she had 39 total attempts and finished the day with 11 errors and a .103 hitting percentage. Natalie Scott carried a portion of the load with 10 kills. All in all, howevwer, it was a poor day offensively for the Eagles. The team had 40 errors and hit a dismal .054. The trouble at the net continued for the Eagles, as they were outblocked 12-8. The setting duo of Claire Oswalt and Katherine Tortorello has 17 and 19 assists, respectively, in the losing effort.
Jennifer Shupe had a team hih 12 kills for MSU, and Jill Ferguson had 11. Temeka Thomas had 10 digs, Jenny Head sprinkled 26 assists to her teammates.
The Eagles must be happy to get out of Tallahassee, as the Florida State Invitational was a bad, 0 for 3 memory. They will try to get the thus far elusive first win of the season in Kingston, Rhode Island as they take on Northeastern on Friday, September 5 at 4:00 PM.