BOCA RATON, Fla. (volleyball) — The Florida Tech Panthers traveled to Sunshine State Conference opponent Lynn University this evening hoping to come home
with their first conference win falling shy in three games at the de Hoernle Center. The game scores were 30-22, 30-22 and 30-26 for the tough loss.
Earlier this season Tech had taken Lynn to five sets at home.
Senior outside hitter Megan Konopnicki (Plano, Texas) led her team in with nine kills. Konopnicki also tallied seven digs. Senior jenny McCoy (Titusville,
Fla.) and junior Jessie Metzger (Oxford, Conn.) each added five kills with McCoy notching three blocks and Metzger two blocks on the night.
Junior Amanda Boyce (Madison, Wis.) put up another double double chipping in 22 assists and ten digs. Freshman Libero Melissa Reinders (Orlando, Fla.) led
her team defensively snagging 18 digs.
The Panthers are now 2-21 on the season and 0-10 in the SSC. They will host Armstrong Atlantic on Saturday, October 14 at 4:00 p.m. during Homecoming.
Short Box Score (Match)
2006 Florida Tech Volleyball
Florida Tech vs Lynn University (10/10/06 at Boca Raton, Fla.)
Lynn University def. Florida Tech 30-22,30-22,30-26
Florida Tech (2-21, 0-10 SSC) (Kills-aces-blocks) – Megan Konopnicki
9-0-0; Jessie Metzger 5-0-2; Jenny McCoy 5-0-3; Jessica Davies 4-0-1;
Frankie Brown 3-0-1; Lindsay Foster 3-0-2; Amanda Boyce 1-1-0; Melissa
Reinders 1-0-0; Totals 31-1-5.0. (Assists) – Amanda Boyce 22. (Dig
leaders) – Melissa Reinders 18; Amanda Boyce 10; Katie Dobek 8
Lynn University (9-9, 4-5 SSC) (Kills-aces-blocks) – Melissa Roberts
12-2-0; Larissa Witherspoon 11-1-3; Deirdre Knobeloch 10-0-5; Irmina
Zamara 4-0-4; Megan Bedner 4-0-1; Sydney Taylor 1-0-2; Carissa Erath
1-0-1; Jordan Crook 0-6-0; Totals 43-9-10.0. (Assists) – Megan Bedner
37. (Dig leaders) – Larissa Witherspoon 22; Christie Schade 12;
Melissa Roberts 11; Jordan Crook 8
Site: Boca Raton, Fla. (de Hoernle Center)
Date: 10/10/06 Attend: 109 Time: 1:31
Referees: Dave Greenlee, Katie Olds