Volleyball Drops Four-Set Decision at Boston College
CHESNUT HILL, Mass.-Senior Simone Asque (Chicago, Ill.) and sophomore Emily Rottman (Santa Barbara, Calif.) each had 14 kills, but the Virginia volleyball team dropped a four-set decision at Boston College, 25-18, 22-25, 25-19, 25-20, Sunday afternoon.
With the loss, the Cavaliers fell to 6-9 overall and 0-5 in ACC play, while the Eagles improved to 6-10 on the season and 2-3 in conference action.
With her first block in the first set, junior Jessica O’Shoney (Austin, Texas) hit the 250 mark for her Cavalier career. O’Shoney finished with 13 kills and four blocks on the afternoon.
The Eagles held the Cavaliers to a .138 hitting percentage in the first set, but ‘Hoos returned the favor in the second, limiting BC to a .135 mark.
Down 12-9 in the third, UVa went on a 5-1 run to gain a 14-13 advantage and force an Eagle timeout. Later in the set, Virginia cut the Boston College lead to 20-18, but BC won five out of the last six points to win the set, 25-19.
In the fourth, UVa had a 15-14 advantage, but BC scored 5-of-6 to take a 19-16 lead and went on to win, 25-20.
Courtney Castle had a game-high 18 kills and 15 digs to lead the Eagles.
The Cavaliers return to action Friday and Saturday (Oct. 7-8) when they host Wake Forest and Duke at Memorial Gymnasium.