Blue Jays Close Out Perfect Home Slate in Defeat of McDaniel
Oct. 24, 2012
BALTIMORE, MD - The Johns Hopkins volleyball team cruised by McDaniel in straight-sets Wednesday night to move to 8-1 in Conference play (26-3 overall) and guarantee itself a chance at hosting the conference tournament.
The Blue Jays dominated the match from the outset, notching a .591 hitting percentage in the first set to cruise to an early lead. The Green Terror fought valiantly in the second set, but were edged 25-19 by the Hopkins reserves.
Hopkins then closed out the match with an overpowering third set, holding McDaniel to just one kill. The Blue Jays registered a .344 hitting percentage in the final frame.
Freshmen Caitlin Callihan and Jasmine Warmington led the Blue Jays with seven kills apiece, while senior Becky Paynter dished 15 assists in the victory. Anne McShea led the Green Terror with six kills in the effort.
Hopkins finished a perfect 8-0 in Goldfarm Gym this season, extending its win streak at home to 28 matches.
The Blue Jays wrap up their regular season with an important conference match against Gettysburg. The match in Gettysburg, PA will determine playoff seeding for the Centennial Conference tournament. The Blue Jays are the defending champions.
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