September 6, 2008
Volleyball Upsets #23 Ashland in Alaska Tournament
FAIRBANKS, AK -- The Catawba volleyball team split its first two matches at the Nanook Classic, hosted by Alaska-Fairbanks. The Catawba Indians dropped its opener in four sets to the host Nanooks then upset #23 Ashland in three sets. Catawba now stands at 3-3.
Melissa Powers (Bennett, NC/N. Moore HS) had 22 kills in the loss to Alaska-Fairbanks, who won by the scores of 25-21, 22-25, 25-19, 31-29. Jasmine Chunn (East Bend, NC/Forbush HS) added four blocks, while Mai Zoua Lo (Hickory, NC/Foard HS) added 19 digs.
In the 25-23, 25-17, 25-21 win over Ashland, Powers again led the way with 13 kills and added four blocks. Melissa Griffith (Williamsburg, VA/Lafayette HS) followed with 10 kills. Lo had a team-high 14 digs with setter Tiffany Andrassy (Raleigh, NC/Sanderson HS) dishing out 33 assists.
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