Volleyball Swept By Cleveland State
Oct. 2, 2009
CLEVELAND - The UIC volleyball team's offensive output was limited for the first time in Horizon League play as Cleveland State claimed a 3-0 victory at the Woodling Gym on Friday night.
The Flames (7-10, 2-2 Horizon) were held to a scant 31 kills, the least amount seen during league action this season.
"Cleveland State is a very good team," said head coach Katie Schumacher-Cawley. "We need to be able to adjust quicker and execute more efficiently."
A tight first set began to unravel when three consecutive attacking errors gave the Vikings (14-5, 3-1 Horizon) the lead which they would not relinquish for a 25-17 win.
Successive attacking errors by the Flames gave the Vikings breathing room at 19-15, allowing CSU to close out the second set, 25-21.
UIC was limited to seven kills in set three. The Flames were thwarted by the Viking's Amy Benz, who had a game-high 13 kills, five of which came in the deciding set of the evening.
"We must regain focus and prepare for tomorrow's match at Wright State." said Schumacher-Cawley.
The Flames face the Raiders at C.J. McLin Gymnasium at 3:00 p.m. Central. Fans can watch the game live on the Horizon League Network.
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