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Rutgers Downs Harvard 3-0 in Final Match of Embassy Suites Classic
Scarlet Knights Post 3-1 Record
  • Posted on September 18, 2005 12:00:00 AM
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  • NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Scarlet Knight volleyball team (5-8) concluded play at the Rutgers Embassy Suites Classic with a 3-0 (30-27, 30-22, 30-18) victory against Harvard (2-3) on Sunday, Sept. 18, at the College Avenue Gymnasium.

    On offense, junior Lora Yankauskas (Paramus, NJ) led RU with a match-high 17 kills, while sophomore Amanda Meyer (Naperville, IL) and freshman Claudia Neba (Aurora, CO) each posted career highs with 11 kills apiece. Freshman Roxy Calder (Oceanside, CA) helped orchestrate Rutgers’ offensive effort with a match-high 45 assists and three service aces.

    Junior Courtney Stout (San Marcos, CA) and freshman Kyra Thompson (Tucson, AZ) both registered match highs with 11 digs to power the Scarlet Knights defense.

    Yankauskas and Stout represented Rutgers on the Embassy Suites All-Tournament Team, with Yankauskas being named tournament MVP.

    Harvard was led by Suzie Trimble with 11 kills, followed by Mimi Hanley with nine. Kathryn McKinley and Laura Mahon each recorded eight digs, while Laura Mays led the Crimson with 17 assists.

    In the first match of the day, Temple (7-7) earned a 3-1 (30-20, 26-30, 30-12, 30-23) win against the Crimson. The Owls were led Jessica Waybrant with 14 kills, followed by Christina DeMarco and Colleen Egan with 13 and 10, respectively. Maira Mogollon posted a match-high 38 assists, while Ying Sun Ling recorded a team-high 13 digs.

    The Scarlet Knights will return to action, as they open their BIG EAST season at West Virginia on Friday, Sept. 23, at 7:00 p.m. and Pittsburgh on Sunday, Sept. 25, at 2:00 p.m.

    Rutgers Embassy Suites Classic All-Tournament Team

    Kelly Oliver, Fairfield
    Lindsey Lee, Fairfield
    Suzie Trimble, Harvard
    Angela Anderson, UMBC
    Lora Yankauskas, Rutgers
    Courtney Stout, Rutgers
    Zhen Jia Liu, Temple
    Yin Sung Ling, Temple

    Most Valuable Player
    Lora Yankauskas, Rutgers

                                  Volleyball Box Score
                                2005 Rutgers Volleyball
                 Harvard vs Rutgers (Sep 18, 2005 at New Brunswick, NJ)
    
    
    
       Harvard                |     ATTACK      |SET| SERVE |SRV|DEF|  BLOCK |GEN
    ## Name                 GP|  K   E  TA   PCT|  A| SA  SE| RE|DIG|BS BA BE|BHE|POINTS
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    2  Mahon, Laura........  3|  7   2  22  .227|  2|  0   2|  3|  8| 0  0  0|  0|   7.0
    8  Cebron, Sarah.......  3|  1   1   3  .000| 15|  1   0|  0|  4| 0  0  0|  0|   2.0
    11 Trimble, Suzie......  3| 11   4  25  .280|  0|  1   0|  0|  1| 1  1  0|  0|  13.5
    13 Mays, Laura.........  3|  3   2   6  .167| 17|  1   1|  0|  7| 0  1  0|  2|   4.5
    15 Turley-Molony, Katie  2|  4   1   8  .375|  0|  0   1|  1|  0| 0  2  0|  0|   5.0
    22 McKinley, Kathryn...  3|  5   1  19  .211|  0|  0   1|  1|  8| 0  0  1|  0|   5.0
    4  Hanley, Mimi........  3|  9   5  20  .200|  0|  0   0|  0|  0| 0  2  1|  0|  10.0
    5  Rachlin, Anna.......  1|  0   0   0  .000|  1|  0   0|  2|  4| 0  0  0|  0|   0.0
    7  Las, Lauren.........  2|  1   1   4  .000|  0|  0   0|  0|  0| 0  0  0|  0|   1.0
    10 Cooper, Ann.........  1|  0   0   1  .000|  1|  0   0|  0|  0| 0  0  0|  0|   0.0
    17 Blotky, Elizabeth...  3|  0   0   0  .000|  0|  0   0|  0|  3| 0  0  0|  0|   0.0
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
       Totals..............  3| 41  17 108  .222| 36|  3   5|  7| 35| 1  6  2|  2|  48.0
    
     TEAM ATTACK PER GAME                               TOTAL TEAM BLOCKS: 4.0
     Game  K  E  TA   Pct
       1  16  4  35  .343   GAME SCORES               1  2  3  TEAM RECORDS
       2  11  5  36  .167   Harvard............. (0) 27 22 18  2-3
       3  14  8  37  .162   Rutgers............. (3) 30 30 30  5-8
    
       Rutgers                |     ATTACK      |SET| SERVE |SRV|DEF|  BLOCK |GEN
    ## Name                 GP|  K   E  TA   PCT|  A| SA  SE| RE|DIG|BS BA BE|BHE|POINTS
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    2  NEBA, Claudia.......  3| 11   2  16  .562|  0|  0   0|  0|  1| 0  0  1|  0|  11.0
    5  MEYER, Amanda.......  3| 11   3  16  .500|  0|  0   0|  0|  0| 1  0  1|  0|  12.0
    8  STOUT, Courtney.....  3|  4   3  13  .077|  4|  1   1|  0| 11| 0  0  0|  0|   5.0
    9  YOUNG, Ashleigh.....  3|  6   2  12  .333|  0|  1   1|  0|  0| 0  2  1|  0|   8.0
    10 CALDER, Roxy........  3|  2   0   4  .500| 45|  3   2|  0|  3| 0  0  1|  1|   5.0
    15 THOMPSON, Kyra......  3|  6   2  20  .200|  3|  0   1|  2| 11| 0  1  0|  0|   6.5
    1  GREENWALD, Jocelyn..  2|  0   0   0  .000|  0|  0   0|  0|  6| 0  0  0|  0|   0.0
    3  MACON, Tamarie......  3|  2   0   4  .500|  4|  0   1|  0|  3| 0  0  0|  0|   2.0
    6  PARK, Justine.......  1|  0   0   0  .000|  0|  0   0|  0|  0| 0  0  0|  0|   0.0
    13 YANKAUSKAS, Lora....  2| 17   2  26  .577|  1|  2   1|  1|  8| 1  1  0|  0|  20.5
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
       Totals..............  3| 59  14 111  .405| 57|  7   7|  3| 43| 2  4  4|  1|  70.0
    
     TEAM ATTACK PER GAME                               TOTAL TEAM BLOCKS: 4.0
     Game  K  E  TA   Pct
       1  18  7  40  .275   Site: New Brunswick, NJ (College Ave Gym)
       2  24  6  42  .429   Date: Sep 18, 2005   Attend: 40   Time: 1:25
       3  17  1  29  .552   Referees: Allan Sowa, Phil Wagenblast
                            Rutgers Embassy Suites Classic Match #8
    
    
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