MIAMI SHORES, Fla -- The Barry University women's volleyball team (4-4) dropped their home-opener 3-0 to the Flagler Saints on Saturday afternoon. The Bucs lost by scores of 30-22, 30-22, and 30-28.
The Saints (8-4) came out and dominated the match taking a convincing two-game lead. In the third game, the Bucs were down 20-13 and came back to tie it up 21-21. Both teams went point-for-point until the Saints managed to pull out the final two points of the game for the win
The Bucs were led by Spenser Rigg with 11 kills, Maria Romanowski handed out 29 assists and Lauren Evans collected 19 digs. For the Saints, Catie Culleton and Justine Burkhardt each had 12 kills, while Audry Holtz had 22 assists and Sarah Spraggins added 12 digs.
The Bucs will be back in action against the Palm Beach Atlantic Sailfish at 7 pm at the Health and Sports Center.
Flagler def. Barry 30-22, 30-22, 30-28
Flagler (8-5) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Caitie Culleton 12-1-5; Justine Burkhardt 12-0-1; Katie Beale 7-0-0; Krista McAra 6-0-5; Meg Weathersby 5-3-2; Rebecca Royal 0-0-1; Audrey Holtz 0-1-0; Sarah Spraggins 0-2-0; Totals 42-7-8.0. (Assists) - Audrey Holtz 22; Rebecca Royal 11. (Dig leaders) - Sarah Spraggins 12; Meg Weathersby 9; Liz Moyer 9
Barry (4-4) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Spenser Rigg 11-3-1; Camilla Pagnan 8-1-2; Stefanie Sveiven 6-0-3; Danielle Bishop 2-0-0; Caitlin Shawver 2-0-0; Meisje-Sable Burton 2-0-0; Maria Romanowski 1-2-2; Samara Ferreira 0-1-1; Lauren Evans 0-1-0; Totals 32-8-5.0. (Assists) - Maria Romanowski 29. (Dig leaders) - Lauren Evans 19; Maria Romanowski 9; Julie Priester 8
Site: Miami Shores, Fla (Health&Sport Center)
Date: 09/08/2007 Attend: 137 Time: 1:30
Referees: Tracey Travis, Moises Santiago