Photo by Robert Cifone
PITTSBURGH --- Carlow University volleyball lost a tough, 3-0,
contest to crosstown rival Point Park University to open River
States Conference action at home Tuesday.
The Celtics (6-3 overall, 0-1 RSC, 6-2 USCAA) lost the first
set, 25-17, to the Pioneers (10-2, 1-0 RSC).
Point Park made quick work of Carlow in the second set, winning
25-11. The Pioneers hit .324 in the set.
Carlow made a game of the third set, swapping leads with Point
Park up until the very end. Leading, 23-22, the Pioneers picked up
an ace to make the score 24-22, and that was just the moment swing
needed to propel them to a 25-23 win in the third set.
Cache Street (JR/Wilmerding, Pa.) had nine
kills, Sabrina Skukalek (FR/Sewickley, Pa.)
had 16 assists and Ellie
Cook (FR/Connellsville, Pa.) added seven digs.
The Celtics host the University of Rio Grande (Ohio) on Friday,
Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. Links to live coverage can be found at https://bit.ly/VB19.
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