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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The St. Mary’s College of Maryland volleyball team (5-14,0-4) traveled to Christopher Newport University (16-6, 4-0) Wednesday evening (Oct. 9) for a Capital Athletic Conference matchup. The Seahawks dropped the match with a score of 3-0. 

St. Mary’s College – 0, Christopher Newport University – 3

How It Happened

  • St. Mary’s College battled hard against the Captains and led late in the first set at 16-14. However, the Captains scored 11 of the next 18 points to take a 25-21 win and a 1-0 lead over the Seahawks. 
  • The Captains took a comfortable lead early against the Seahawks and would not look back as they secured a convincing 25-12 second set win.  
  • Christopher Newport held an early 12-6 lead over St. Mary’s College and later extended that to a 20-8 lead. Ellyse Sutliff and Nancy Slaughter combined for a block to help stop the bleeding and helped the Seahawks start a three-point run to bring the score to 20-11. Ultimately, the late run proved to be too little too late as the Seahawks dropped the set and match with a final score of 25-12. 

Inside the Box Score

  • Sutliff led the Seahawks in kills with seven whileKyra Feinaeurwas second with six.
  • Fatima Bouzidcontinued to lead in assists as she recorded 16 on the day.
  • SeniorEmily Benedictled in digs with 12 whileBouzidwas behind her with five.

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • Oct. 12 vs Southern Virginia University | 11:00 A.M. | Michael P. O’Brien Athletic and Recreation Center Arena

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David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...