Volleyball To Begin Patriot League Play This Weekend

Sept. 23, 2008

Holy Cross Volleyball (Overall: 1-11; Last Week: 0-3)

Scoreboard: Rhode Island 3, Holy Cross 1, Kingston, R.I., 9/17
Boston College 3, Holy Cross 0, Boston, Mass., 9/20
Northeastern 3, Holy Cross 0, Boston, Mass., 9/20

Schedule: Friday, Sept. 26 at Lehigh, Bethlehem, Pa., 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 27 at Lafayette, Easton, Pa., 2:00 p.m.

  • The Holy Cross volleyball team will begin Patriot League competition this week when it plays at Lehigh on Friday, Sept. 26, at 7:00 p.m., and then play at Lafayette on Saturday, Sept. 27, at 2:00 p.m.

  • Sophomore setter Chelsey O'Donnell (Pittsburgh, Pa.) was named to the all-tournament team at the Northeastern Tournament. In the Boston College match, O'Donnell earned her third double-double of the season with 18 assists and 11 digs.

  • Junior co-captain Samantha Surface (Fresno, Calif.) averaged 3.40 kills per set for the week. She currently leads the team in kills with 120.

  • Sophomore Rebecca DeSanti (Hampden, Mass.) had a career-best 10 kills in the Rhode Island match.