Cardinals drop two matches to F&M and Washington College

Cardinals drop two matches to F&M and Washington College

CHESTERTOWN, Md. – CUA suffered a pair of 3-0 losses on Saturday afternoon, falling to Franklin and Marshall and Washington College.  The Cardinals fell to the Diplomats by scores of 25-10, 25-15, 25-21 and in the nightcap the Shoremen upended CUA by scores of 25-17, 25-18 and 25-15.

In the day’s first match, freshman Isabel Eberstadt led the Cardinals with 16 digs, to go along with four kills, while Katie Chefalas, Bridget Kulesh and Kelly Crimmins all totaled three kills.

Chefalas added 11 digs, while Ines Zanotti led the Cardinals with six assists.

Franklin & Marshall received a match-high 16 kills from Julie Harvey and 16 digs from Katy May.  In addition, Caroline Hubbard handed out 31 assists.

Against the Shoremen, Zanotti handed out 22 assists to go along with 12 digs and five kills, while Eberstadt had 15 digs and five kills.  Chefalas registered 17 digs for CUA and Crimmins finished with a team-leading six kills.

Washington College was led by Lauren White’s 27 assists and 12 kills and Kate Liccione’s 17 digs.

CUA will return to the court on Wednesday evening when the Cardinals host cross-town rival Gallaudet inside the DuFour Center on Senior Night.  Start time is slated for 7 p.m.