Sophomore Meghan Falsey had eight kills to lead the SXU attack against Robert Morris Thursday
Sophomore Meghan Falsey had eight kills to lead the SXU attack against Robert Morris Thursday
Robert Morris University
Saint Xavier
Volleyball - Thu, Sep. 26, 2013

CHICAGO – Sophomore right side Meghan Falsey (Schaumburg, Ill./Schaumburg) led the way with eight kills as the Saint Xavier University women's volleyball team won its fourth straight match with a quick three-set victory over Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) foe Robert Morris University (Ill.) 25-16, 25-22 and 25-16 Thursday night at the Shannon Center in Chicago.  Junior setter Kelli Shaffer (Heyworth, Ill./Heyworth) also had a nice effort for the Cougars Thursday with 28 assists, 11 digs and four kills.  With the win, SXU improves to 7-6 overall and 2-1 in conference play, while the Eagles fall to 6-9 overall and suffer their first conference loss at 3-1.   

Sophomore middle blocker Heidi Gregerson (Park Ridge, Ill./UW-Parkside/Maine South) was impressive at the net with five total blocks (two solos) and five kills as well as with her serving, recording a match-best four aces.  Junior middle hitter Marie Hackert (Evansville, Ind./Reitz Memorial) had seven kills for Saint Xavier and a solo block, while sophomore outside hitter Cassidy Sponsler (Jackson, Mich./Lumen Christi) posted six kills.  Junior outside hitter Jessica Galotta (Beverly, Ill./Parkland CC/Mother McAuley) was solid all-around as well for the Cougars with three kills, three aces and 10 digs  Junior libero Dominique Aramburu (Chicago, Ill./UIC/Mother McAuley) turned in a match-high 19 digs.  RMU was led by sophomore hitters Allyson Murray and Katie Rotkovich each with nine kills on the night.  As a team, SXU had an attack percentage of .212 (33 kills, 11 errors) Thursday. 

Saint Xavier (6-6 overall/1-1 CCAC) hosts conference foe Roosevelt University (Ill.) on Tuesday, October 1, at the Shannon Center.  The match is scheduled for a 7 p.m. start.