#10 Volleyball Defeats #18 Washington U. to End UAA Round Robin #1 Play

#10 Volleyball Defeats #18 Washington U. to End UAA Round Robin #1 Play

(CLEVELAND, Ohio) – The Carnegie Mellon University volleyball team, ranked 10th nationally, finished University Athletic Association (UAA) Round Robin play on Sunday, with a 3-1 (25-23, 19-25, 25-19, 25-16) victory over 18th-ranked Washington University in Cleveland on the campus of Case Western Reserve University. The Tartans are now 18-1 and 2-1 in UAA play while the Bears move to 10-6, 2-1.

Junior Lauren Mueller (Downingtown, Pa./Downingtown STEM Academy) led the offense with 17 kills while seniors Eliza Donohue (Lancaster, Pa./Hempfield) and Heather Holton (Haslett, Mich.) totaled 15 and 13, respectively.

Sophomore Maia So-Holloway (Oakland, Calif./Sacred Heart Cathedral) led the Cardinal and Gray with 35 assists, as junior Amanda Thiele (Lakeland, Fla./George Jenkins) had 17.

Defensively, sophomore Kayla Yew (San Francisco, Calif./Sacred Heart Cathedral) recorded 24 digs and Mueller had 13. At the net, Donohue recorded four block assists and Holton had three.

The Tartans will have a week off before returning to UAA play on Saturday, October 14 at the University of Chicago. Carnegie Mellon will open the second round robin against the University of Chicago at 12:30 p.m. CT.