September 14, 2012

VOLLEYBALL ROLLS TO SIXTH STRAIGHT BEHIND KRISKOVA

SCORES: VCU 3, Albany 0 (25-18, 25-23, 25-18)
LOCATION:
West Point, N.Y. (Gillis Field House); West Point Challenge
RECORDS:
VCU 10-1, Albany 2-8

HOW IT HAPPENED
  • Freshman Romana Kriskova blasted a team-high 12 kills and hit .476 to lead VCU.
  • VCU, the second-rated blocking team in the Atlantic 10, out blocked Albany 8-2 and out hit the Great Danes .282 to .139.
  • VCU committed just three service errors in the match, by far their fewest total of the season. The Rams' previous best had been seven.
  • Sophomore setter Cecilia Aragao dished out 35 assists and recorded seven digs and three blocks.
  • Senior middle Jasmine Waters hit .353 with eight kills and six blocks.
BEYOND THE BOX SCORE
  • VCU, which ranks second in the A-10 in hitting, recorded a plus .200 hitting percentage for the sixth straight match.
  • The Rams have won six straight matches to improve to 10-1, their best 11-match mark since 2000.
  • Despite nine previous victories, Friday's win was the Rams' first sweep of the season.
  • This was the first meeting between these two schools since a 3-1 VCU win Nov. 26, 2010 at the Siegel Center.
WHAT'S NEXT
VCU will meet tournament-host Army at 7 p.m. Friday night in the West Point Challenge. The Rams will be seeking their first 11-1 start since 1993.
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