October 16, 2010
Bulls Drop 3-0 Decision At Northern Illinois
DEKALB, IL – The University at Buffalo
volleyball team completed its brief two-match road trip on Saturday
night with a 3-0 loss to Northern Illinois at Victor E.
Court. The loss drops UB's record to 14-10 on the season and
2-6 in the MAC.
Northern Illinois, which improved 21-2, took the contest
25-20, 26-24, 25-19 as it hit .254 opposed to UB's .164. The
Bulls had their best opportunity to take a set in the second when
they overcame a 24-20 deficit to score four straight points and tie
it up at 24-24. However, the Huskies scored the final two
points to take the set.
The Bulls were led by 10 kills from senior Marissa Hornbaker,
who had just one error on 28 total swings. Hornbaker also
recorded UB's lone service ace. Freshman Dana Musil
added eight kills, while senior Kaya Govier had seven. Senior
finished with a team-high 24 assists.
led the way defensively with 14 digs, while Musil, Govier
and freshman Kelly
all had six. Senior Kristin
finished with three blocks, including one solo.
Musil, Govier and junior Abby
each finished with two block assists.
The Bulls are back in action next week when they host Eastern
Michigan on Friday night. Match is set for 7 pm.