GIOMMARINI PROVIDES SPARK AS RAMS BLITZ DAVIDSON

Score: VCU 3, Davidson 0 (25-13, 25-21, 25-14)
Location: Davidson, N.C. (Baker Sports Complex)
Records: VCU 10-7 (5-0 Atlantic 10), Davidson 7-8 (1-4)

The short story: Junior outside hitter Vicky Giommarini erupted for 14 kills as VCU cruised past Davidson Saturday in North Carolina.

OPENING VOLLEY

  • Giommarini's performance stood out among VCU's efficient attack. The junior hit .500 in the match and committed just one error in 24 swings. She added two aces and two blocks
  • Junior middle blocker Jasmin Sneed hit .583 and supplied seven kills and four blocks to the VCU cause
  • Junior opposite Gina Tuzzoplo and sophomore outside hitter Paula Neciporuka added eight and seven kills, respectively, for the Black and Gold
  • Senior middle blocker Tori Baldwin recorded five kills in eight swings and was credited with seven kills, including a pair of solos, for VCU
  • Hattie Rodriguez paced Davidson with 12 kills

THE DIFFERENCE

  • VCU hit a season-high .379 in Saturday's contest, while Davidson hit .132
  • The Rams outblocked Davidson 11-4 and owned a 36-27 advantage in digs
  • VCU hit .407 in the first set and .571 in the third

INSIDE THE NUMBERS

  • VCU never trailed by more than two points in any set Saturday
  • The Rams have won 21 straight matches against Atlantic 10 Conference competition, including 19 in a row in the regular season
  • VCU has won a season-high six straight matches

NEXT UP
VCU will host George Mason on Friday, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. at the E.J. Wade Arena at the Stuart C. Siegel Center.

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