CU Volleyball Evens Record In Win Against Bulldogs
BOWIE, MD.- The Chowan Volleyball team earned a 3-0 sweep over CIAA Northern Division foe, Bowie State, on Sunday afternoon to remain perfect in the Northern Division.
FINAL | Chowan 3, Bowie State 0 (25-15, 25-21, 25-22)
RECORDS | Chowan 10-10 (9-3, 6-0), Bowie State 1-19 (0-13, 0-7)
LOCATION | Bowie, Md.
INSIDE THE BOXSCORE
Makayla Castro led the Hawks with 10 kills on the afternoon. Courtney O'Keefe and Brittany Tschida chipped in with four kills.
Bailey Zavala and Alyssa Born notched double-digit digs in the match with 15 and 10 digs respectively. Zavala notched four service aces.
Karisa Patterson dished out 22 assists and four service aces.
HOW IT HAPPENED
1st Set: Chowan 25, Bowie State 15
Chowan jumped out to an early 8-2 advantage that featured a kill by Courtney O'Keefe and Makayla Castro, as well as, three service aces by Karisa Patterson.
Bowie State battled back to cut the deficit to 10-7. Both teams traded points until Brittany Tschida notched a kill to move the Hawks to 15-11.
After the Brittany Tschida kill, the Hawks rattled off seven straight points to take a 22-11 lead. Bailey Zavalaserved the Hawks during the rally with three service aces along with Makayla Castro notching two kills and a Milica Vejnovic kill.
BSU cut into the Hawks' lead at 22-15 but Milica Vejnovic, Kayla Gates, and Makayla Castro ended the set with a kill each.
2nd Set: Chowan 25, Bowie State 21
The Bulldogs started off the set strong leading the Hawks 8-3. Chowan rallied back to knot the set at 10-10.
Bowie State regained the lead at 15-13 before a 6-0 run pushed the Hawks back out front, 19-15. Makayla Castrostarted the run with two service aces and a kill. Milica Vejnovic ended the run with a kill.
BSU clawed back to bring the set to within one, 21-20, but three errors by the Bulldogs pushed the set out of reach as Karisa Patterson dumped a pass over falling in for the kill to end the set.
3rd Set: Chowan 25, Bowie State 22
The back and forth third set featured the Hawks jumping out to an early 9-4 advantage. Makayla Castro started the Hawks off with a kill with Cheryl Thomas and Kayla Gates following suit. Three straight attack errors by the Bulldogs aided the Hawks' effort.
Two kills by Brittany Tschida and a service ace by Courtney O'Keefe rounded out the early rally.
Bowie State rallied to knot the match at 14-all after back-to-back service aces.
The match would be tied at 15 and 17 as the Bulldogs aided in the miscues to hand the Hawks points for Chowan to lead 23-21.
Brittany Tschida and Kayla Gates ended the set and match with kills.
Chowan continues the road trip with a CIAA Northern Division match against Lincoln (Pa.) on Monday, October 16.