CHICAGO, ILL. – The Providence College volleyball team defeated the DePaul Blue Demons three sets to none on Saturday, Oct. 7. With the win, Providence moves to 14-7 overall and 3-3 in the BIG EAST.
SET ONE HIGHLIGHTS
-The Friars took the first set with a score of 25-20.
- Sophomore Addison Root (Wichita, Kan.) recorded six kills in the first set to lead Providence.
-Freshman Allison Barber (Woodbury, Minn.) added 14 assists and seven digs in the first set.
-Providence held the Blue Demons to a .086 hitting percentage in the first set.
SET TWO HIGHLIGHTS
-Providence built upon their lead by taking the second set, 25-19.
-Root again led the Friars in kills with five. Sophomore Jenae Alderson (Brooklyn Park, Minn.) and sophomore Cayla Veverka (Collegeville, Pa.) each added four kills as well.
-Barber recorded 16 assists in the set.
-Senior Chicyia Clark (Huntington Beach, Calif.) tallied six digs in the set for Providence.
-The Friars again held DePaul to a low hitting percentage in the second set. The Blue Demons had a percentage of .095 in set two.
SET THREE HIGHLIGHTS
-Providence closed out the match with a 25-19 third set victory.
-Root blasted seven kills in the third and final set while Veverka added five of her own.
-Barber recorded double-digit assists (11) in the third set.
-Junior Megan Onyundo (Woodbridge, Va.) led the Friars in digs in the third set with five.
-Root was the team leader in kills for the match as she recorded a total of 18. Veverka was not far behind with 13 kills.
-Barber recorded a double-double for the Friars as she tallied 41 assists and 13 digs.
-Onyundo was the team leader in digs for the night as she had 14 on the night.
-As a team, the Friars recorded 51 kills and 57 digs.
The Friars return to Providence for the first of a six-weekend home stand on Oct. 13-15. Providence will take on the Xavier Musketeers on Friday, Oct. 13 before facing the Butler Bulldogs on Sunday, Oct. 15 to finish off the weekend.
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