Volleyball Falls In #HLVB Semifinals

Volleyball Falls In #HLVB Semifinals

GREEN BAY, Wis. – The Cleveland State volleyball team bowed out of the 2018 Horizon League Tournament Saturday, dropping a 3-0 decision against third-seeded Northern Kentucky in the semifinals. The Vikings, who entered the tournament as the No. 2 seed, dropped to 17-12 overall this season.

Northern Kentucky 3, Cleveland State 0 PDF Box Score

The trio of Rachel Stover, Emily DeGeorge and Sara Skeens all posted eight kills for the Vikings, while Hannah Greene added seven kills. Christina Grecol finished with 29 assists on the match.

Defensively, the Vikings were led by Rachael Dohar with 22 digs, while Jordan Verbiak and DeGeorge both added 18.

At the net, Trinniti Hall, Ambre Pierce, Greene, and Grecol all recorded two total blocks for the Vikings.

2018 Horizon League Tournament
Saturday's match marked the 14th time over the last 19 years that the Vikings appeared in the semifinals of the Horizon League Tournament, and the ninth time under head coach Chuck Voss that the Vikings were playing as a top-two seed. Cleveland State now owns a 20-14 record in Horizon League Tournament action during Voss' tenure.

Cleveland State Single-Season Record Book
Following her 16th 20-dig match of the season, Dohar finished the year with 579 total digs, ranking second in the CSU Single-Season Record Book. Dohar is one of just two Vikings all-time to eclipse the 575 dig mark in a single-season, and finished her career with 1,041 digs.

After posting two or more blocks for the 28th time this season, Greene finished the year ranked third in the CSU Single-Season Record Book with 172 total blocks. Greene is the third Viking to eclipse 170 total blocks in a single-season, while she also finished third with 157 block assists.

Trinniti Hall finished the year with 126 total blocks, ranking ninth in the CSU Single-Season Record Book.

Cleveland State Career Record Book Tracker
Junior Sara Skeens finished the year with 901 kills on her career, after posting 313 this season.

Junior Jordan Verbiak will enter her senior season with 805 total digs on her career, following a 291-dig season during 2018.

Sophomore Emily DeGeorge finished the year with 762 career digs, after posting 437 this season.