The Carlow University volleyball team dropped its first River States Conference match of the season Friday, Sept. 16, at St. Joseph Hall.
The Celtics fell to Indiana University Kokomo, 3-0 (25-19, 25-19, 25-12).
The Cougars (7-2/1-0) had a deep and balanced attack, led by Lindi Thomas (JR/Parker City, IN), who made 11 kills and just three errors on 23 attempts. Nicole Sandmann (SO/West Harrison, IN) and Alexis Brickner (JR/Wabash, IN) each had six kills. IU Kokomo compiled seven aces and six and a half blocks.
Mia Marmion (JR/Upper St. Clair, PA) led the Celtics defensively with nine digs, including her 600th career dig. Carlow was led in hitting by Bri Hoodlebrink (FR/Pemberville, OH), who had seven kills. Michaela Koran (SO/North Olmsted, OH) had 16 assist and eight digs.
The Celtics (4-9/0-1/3-3) look to rebound Saturday, Sept. 17, at 11am, when they host Indiana University East.