Junior Kim Scudder had 14 kills to lead the Cougars over IIT
Junior Kim Scudder had 14 kills to lead the Cougars over IIT
Illinois Institute of Technology
Saint Xavier
Volleyball - Tue, Sep. 21, 2010
CHICAGO - Behind team-bests of 14 kills and three service aces by junior middle blocker Kim Scudder (Elmhurst, Ill./York Community), the Saint Xavier University women's volleyball team improved its Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) mark to 2-1 with a victory over visiting Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) Tuesday night at the Shannon Center in Chicago. The Cougars (11-5 overall) won the first two sets by scores of 28-26 and 25-19 before dropping the third set, 20-25. However, SXU used 13 kills in the fourth set to win, 25-16, and claim the match.

Sophomore outside hitter Kayla Mullaney (Elmhurst, Ill./York Community) also played well for the Cougars Tuesday posting 10 kills, three service aces and 14 digs. Junior setter Ashley August (LaGrange Park, Ill./Lyons Township) led SXU with 23 set assists, while sophomore libero Christine Bowe (Downers Grove, Ill./Downers Grove South) led the defensive effort with 17 digs. Illinois Tech falls to 8-6 overall with the loss and 2-2 in the conference standings.

Saint Xavier (11-5 overall/2-1 CCAC) heads to Hammond, Ind., on Friday, September 24, to take on CCAC foe Purdue University-Calumet (Ind.). The match is scheduled for a 7 p.m. start.