September 12, 2009

Holy Cross Volleyball Falls To Northeastern, 3-0

WORCESTER, Mass. - Northeastern had three players with double-digit kills as the Holy Cross volleyball team lost to the Huskies, 3-0, on Saturday at the Beanpot Classic at the Holy Cross Field House by scores of 25-21, 25-16 and 25-19. With the loss, the Crusaders drop to 1-6 overall, while the Huskies improve to 4-3 on the season. The tournament continues at 2:30 p.m. with Northeastern versus Boston College and then concludes with Boston College against Holy Cross at 5:00 p.m.

Junior setter Chelsey O'Donnell (Pittsburgh, Pa.) led Holy Cross with 19 assists and eight digs. She now sits third all-time in Crusader history with 1,664 assists. Freshman Megan Lynch (Mendham, N.J.) tallied a team-best nine kills and junior libero Angela Chisholm (Millis, Mass.) also had eight digs for Holy Cross.

The Huskies were led by Caitlin Tittl with 12 kills and Jessica Tkachuk with 32 assists. Leah Neubeck also made 16 digs for Northeastern while Britney Brown and Jillian Robinson tallied 10 kills each.