Sept. 18, 2005
The Colgate University volleyball team dropped a pair of matches today at the Cornell Tournament. The Raiders fell to the host Big Red 3-0 in the first match and dropped a 3-0 decision to La Salle later in the afternoon.
Freshman hitter Katrina Zawojski (Palo Alto, Calif./Palo Alto) finished the weekend with a pair of double-doubles, 49 kills, and 30 digs in 10 games to earn all-tournament team honors.
Cornell (3-2) captured the first game and never looked back, sweeping the Raiders 30-20, 30-19, 30-14. Zawojski finished with a team-high 15 kills on 41 attacks against the Big Red, while senior setter Allie Nichols (Sacramento, Calif./Sacramento) had 26 assists. Freshman libero Jackie Adlam (Marin, Calif./Marin Academy) had a match-high 19 digs.
The Big Red were led by tournament MVP Rachel Adomat's match-high 17 kills on just 31 attacks for an impressive .516 hitting percentage.
In the second match of the day, La Salle (6-5) rode its defense--they racked up 20 total block--to a 30-24, 30-23, 30-20 victory over the Raiders. Against the Explorers Zawojski posted her fourth double-double of the year with a match-best 15 kills and 12 digs. Adlam had 14 digs for the Raiders, moving her streak of at least 10 digs to seven games. She is averaging 5.80 digs per game and was ranked 21st in the nation in digs heading into the weekend.
La Salle's Christa Dominick also racked up 15 kills, while Carolyn Judge had a match-high 21 digs for the Explorers.
The Raiders (1-11) return to action on Cotterell Court on Sept. 20, hosting Syracuse at 7 p.m. For fans who can't make it to Hamilton, listen to the action online at http://www.sportsjuice.com/providers2/index.php?tname=Colgate