Volleyball Goes 2-2 at CW Invite
The Crimson Wave women’s volleyball team competed in the Crimson Wave Invitational this weekend at the Rittenemeyer Athletic Center.
The Crimson Wave ended the weekend 2-2 overall with wins over Tennessee Wesleyan and Indiana University Northwest. The Crimson Wave beat Tennessee Wesleyan 3-1 and were led by 11 kills from Nicole Gill and 14 digs from Kacey Amendola. Rachel Eizenga tallied 16 assists.
CCSJ took care of business against IUN 3-0 with 11 kills from Gill and 10 from Monique LaForce. Amendola recorded 14 digs while teammate Hayley Maverick recorded 15.
On Saturday the Crimson Wave took losses to Purdue North Central and Cincinnati Christian. The ladies fell to PNC 3-1. Gill again led the team with 18 kills while LaForce had 11. Eizenga tallied 27 assists and Amendola posted 33 digs.
In the second match of the day Saturday CCSJ fell to Cincinnati Christian 3-1. McKenzie Pantana had 11 kills while Gill had 10. Eizenga posted 22 assists with Catheryne Wright contributing 20. Amendola ended the match with 27 digs.
Amendola was named to the All-Invitational team for her performance this weekend.
The Crimson Wave are now 7-25 overall and will be back in action on Friday against Judson in the CCAC Crossover match.
Volleyball Falls to IUSB
The Crimson Wave women’s volleyball team fell to Indiana University South Bend on Tuesday night.
IUSB bested CCSJ 27-25, 25-16, and 25-19. The ladies are now 4-21 on the season and 1-8 in the CCAC.
Nicole Gill led the Crimson Wave with 11 kills. McKenzie Pantana and Monique LaForce each had 7 kills.
Setters Rachel Eizenga and Catheryne Wright tallied 20 and 11 assists respectively for the Crimson Wave.
The ladies will return to action on Thursday October 9th when they travel to Moody Bible.
Crimson Wave Compete in CCAC Crossover
The Crimson Wave women’s volleyball team competed in the Robert Morris Crossover this weekend against Robert Morris University, Cardinal Stritch University, and Roosevelt University. CCSJ is now 4-20 on the season with a CACC record of 1-5.
The Crimson Wave started the weekend strong in defeating Cardinal Stritch in the first set 25-16. Unfortunately, CCSJ could not keep the momentum going as Stritch rallied to win the match. McKenzie Pantana led the Crimson Wave with 10 kills. Monique LaForce had 8 while Sophie Kessler contributed 7.
On Sunday, Robert Morris defeated the Crimson Wave 25-16, 25-13, and 25-26. McKenzie Pantana led the way in kills for the Crimson Wave with 7. Sophie Kessler had 6 and Nicole Gill had 5. In the final match Sunday, Roosevelt defeated the Crimson Wave 25-21, 25-19, and 25-17. Nicole Gill had 8 kills which was a team high for the Crimson Wave.
The Crimson Wave will return to action on Tuesday when they host Indiana University-South Bend. The game is scheduled for 7:00pm and will be played in the Rittenmeyer Athletic Center.
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