October 18, 2010

PhilaU Records First Shutout over GCU in Five Years

Philadelphia, PA- In a CACC Championship rematch, Philadelphia University volleyball (13-6, 11-2 CACC) wasted no time Monday night winning three straight sets to shutout Georgian Court (7-15, 7-5 CACC) 3-0. This happened exactly five years to the date of the last time the Rams defeated the Lions 3-0 (10/18/05) at home.

Set scores were 25-11, 25-20 and 25-14.

The Rams were led by rookie outside-hitter Leanna Lillge, who came up with nine kills along with six digs and two service aces. Further aiding the team was sophomore middle-hitter Ellie Edgar with nine kills of her own.

Junior setter Adrienne Stigura led the Rams in sets with 12 on top of the 11 added by senior setter Lauren Hoover.

The Lions were led by Stephanie Rivera with 10 kills and five digs.

PhilaU volleyball continues their CACC action on the road when they face Chestnut Hill College on Wednesday (10/18) beginning at 7 p.m.

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