Photo by Robert Cifone
PITTSBURGH -- Carlow University volleyball won a raucous 3-1
match against visiting Kent State Tuscarawas Thursday in the St.
Joseph Athletic and Fitness Center.
It was Carlow's first home game of the year, and the first time
the team was back on its home court since the 2017 season.
The Celtics (3-1, 0-0 RSC, 3-1 USCAA) eagerly took the first set
from the Golden Eagles, 25-18, but Kent State (0-1) did not go down
without a fight.
In the second set, the teams traded leads in what would turn
into a win-by-two game, with the Golden Eagles outlasting the
Carlow made quick work of the Golden Eagles in the third set,
winning 25-8, and took care of business in the fourth set,
Carlow had 55 kills to Kent State's 24 and hit .226 on the
Freshman Katie Tarasovich (Cranberry Twp.,
Pa.) hit .351 with 16 kills to lead the Carlow offensive. Junior
Cache Street (Wilmerding, Pa.) had 14 kills, and
Miranda Depkon (FR/Pittsburgh, Pa.) added
Freshman Sabrina Skukalek (Sewickley, Pa.)
picked up 38 assists, and 25 digs for the double-double effort on
the floor. Four other Celtics posted double-digit digs.
Ellie Cook (FR/Connellsville, Pa.) and
Street each had three blocks.
Carlow travels to Penn State Greater Allegheny for a 7 p.m.
USCAA matchup on Monday, Sept. 9. Links to live coverage can be
found at https://bit.ly/VB_19.
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