By Mel Barracato, Staff Writer
Senior Morgan Lowe shined in last weekend’s Landmark Tri-match against Catholic University and Goucher College as the River Hawks took home two conference victories. Both matches finished with Susquehanna winning 3-0.
The win against Catholic (8-9) included set scores of 25-19, 27-25, and 25-18, and the Goucher match set scores were 25-17, 25-17, and 25-18.
Against Catholic, Lowe recorded 13 kills and three digs, followed by sophomore Natalie Arm who had 12 kills and three digs. Sophomore Lindsey Pugh contributed 11 digs in the match and freshman Helen Forman dished out 39 assists and also had five kills and eight digs during the match.
Sophomore Hannah Lyons had nine kills and three digs while Sydney Portale had five kills and three digs. Sophomore Caroline Beohm added 17 digs and Kasey Bost also added seven digs of her own.
Lowe led the River Hawks again in the match against Goucher with 14 kills, followed by Portale, Lyons, and Mahoney who had seven kills apiece. Beohm led the team with 11 digs while freshman
Lizzie Herestofa had 8 digs of her own.
Forman had 26 assists and four digs while Bost added five digs. Sophomore Natalie Arm had four kills and two digs for the River Hawks.
Susquehanna also played another match on Oct. 4 when they beat conference-foe Gettysburg 3-1.
Lowe once again anchored the River Hawks, as she recorded her tenth double-double of the season with 17 kills and 14 digs. The 17 kills also led the team.
Mahoney led the team in blocks with five and Beohm led the team in digs with 19.
Susquehanna dropped the first set to the Bullets 25-21, but then managed to recover with three straight set wins of 25-21, 25-12, and 25-19.
Susquehanna looks ahead to play Marymount and Messiah in a tri-match this Saturday held at Messiah College in Grantham, Pennsylvania.
Marymount currently sits at 8-8 on the season but is currently 0-2 in conference play. Their last game was a 3-0 win over Washington (Md.) 3-0.
Messiah on the other hand sits below .500 on the season with an overall record of 7-11. They are 3-1 in conference play however.
Their last game was a 3-0 win over Hood College.
The River Hawks hold an 11-8 overall record in the Conference.