FAIRBORN, Ohio – The Cleveland State volleyball team continued its Horizon League slate with a midweek matchup Wednesday evening, dropping a 3-1 contest at league-leading Wright State.
DeGeorge's 1,000-Dig Tracker
After posting 16 digs at Wright State Wednesday evening, junior Emily DeGeorge now has 973 digs on her career, needing just 27 more to reach the 1,000-dig milestone. DeGeorge would become the 20th Viking all-time to achieve the feat.
PDF BOX SCORE: Wright State 3, Cleveland State 1
The middle hitter duo of Trinniti Hall and Hannah Greene led the Viking offense against Wright State, Hall with a team-best 12 kills and Greene with 11 kills.
Defensively, sophomore Lindsey Tout posted a career-high 29 digs on the match, while Emily DeGeorge added 16 and Grecol posted 14 digs. Freshman Audrey McConihe also recorded double-digit digs for the Vikings, finishing the match with 10 digs for her eighth 10+ dig performance of the year.
Hall led the CSU blocking efforts against the Raiders, finishing with six total blocks, while DeGeorge added four and Greene recorded three.
After dropping the first set, the Vikings rebounded during the second frame, picking up a 29-27 victory to even the match at 1-1 heading into the intermission.
During the second set the Vikings were able to overcome a six-point deficit late in the frame, and fended off five Wright State set points before earning a set point of their own on a WSU error. Cleveland State was then able to put the frame away with a Trinniti Hall solo block, becoming just the second #HLVB team to take a set from the Raiders so far this season.
Although the Vikings gave Wright State all they could handle in the third set, the Raiders were able to come out on top of a 25-23 third frame, gaining a 2-1 match advantage heading into the fourth set.
The Raiders then carried their momentum throughout the fourth and final frame, claiming a 25-20 victory to clinch the 3-1 match victory.
Cleveland State will return home for a single match this weekend, hosting UIC at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 13.