Aug. 25, 2012
FORT COLLINS, Colo.—The Virginia volleyball team split a pair of matches the final day of the Rams Volleyball Rocky Mountain Invite, defeating Rhode Island, 3-0, before falling to Denver, 3-0, Saturday (Aug. 25) in Fort Collins, Colo.
The win over Rhode Island (0-2) was the first for the Cavaliers (1-2) under first-year head coach Dennis Hohenshelt.
In the first match of the day, the Cavaliers swept Rhode Island, 26-24, 25-10 and 25-19. UVa had seven more kills than the Rams (33-26) and 18 less errors (15-33).
UVa’s two setters, senior Rachel Gray (Shawnee, Kan.) and sophomore Tori Janowski (Sterling, Va.) each recorded double-doubles. Gray tallied 18 assists and 11 digs, while Janowski had 11 kills in addition to 10 assists.
In a first set with 10 ties and the score tied at 24, the Cavaliers used a Ram hitting error and a kill from O’Shoney to win the set, 26-24.
The Cavaliers scored the first seven points and took the second set 25-10, hitting .207 to Rhode Island’s -.207. UVa hit nine kills and the Rams had nine hitting errors.
The score was tied in the third, 16-16, before Virginia went on a 9-3 run to claim the set, 25-19.
Rhode Island was led by Britta Baarstad, who recorded 11 kills and 10 digs.
In the night cap, Virginia fell to Denver, 25-16, 25-22 and 25-15, as the Pioneers hit .440 to UVa’s .212. Colleen King led the Pioneers (2-1) with 14 kills and no errors.
Janowski recorded another double-double, leading the team with 11 kills, while adding 14 assists.
After the Cavaliers cut the Pioneer lead to 14-13 in the first set, Denver pulled off an 11-3 run to win 25-16.
In the second set, the two teams were never further than three points away, but the Cavaliers were never able to lead as Denver won the frame, 25-22.
In the third, Denver hit .500 with 18 kills and won the set, 25-15.
Janowski was named to the All-Tournament Team.
Next up, the Cavaliers host Delaware, Lehigh and Western Kentucky in the Holiday Inn Jefferson Cup on Aug. 31-Sept. 1.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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