Cleveland State Upends Volleyball, 30-12, 32-34, 30-28, 30-21|
Sept. 25, 2004
Chicago, Ill. - Cleveland State middle hitter Jamie Bouyer was nearly unstoppable on Saturday afternoon, as she racked up a match-high 18 kills to lead the visiting Vikings to the 30-12, 32-34, 30-28, 30-21 Horizon League victory over the University of Illinois at Chicago volleyball team at the Flames Athletic Center.
Bouyer finished with a hitting percentage of .630 (18 kills, 1 error, 27 attacks) including seven digs and seven block assists.
With the victory, Cleveland State improves to 7-3 overall and 1-1 in Horizon League play, while the Flames fall to 5-10 on the campaign and 1-1 in conference action.
A night after tying a team-best with 15 service aces, the Flames were on the wrong end on Saturday afternoon, as they committed 15 service errors and were torched for 15 aces by the Vikings.
Cleveland State's Julie Stover (10 kills, 7 digs) led the charge from behind the service line with a match-high six aces. The Vikings also received a solid performance from Jenna Maddocks (14 kills.
The Flames struggled offensively as they only hit over .100 for one game, and finished with a hitting percentage of .058 for the afternoon, committing 36 errors.
Senior middle hitter Kristi Herrington led UIC with 11 kills, while teammate Megan Hoffman added 10 off the bench for the Flames. Sophomore setter Katie Kozak posted her second double-double in as many matches with 38 assists and 14 digs.
UIC will be back in action on Friday, as they will travel north to square off with UW-Milwaukee at 7:00 p.m. at the Klotsche Center.