Panthers Fall 3-0 Against SSC Rival Tars
WINTER PARK, Fla. (volleyball) — The Florida Tech Panthers fell 3-0 against Sunshine State Conference opponent the Rollins College Tars tonight at the Warden
Arena in the Alfond Sports Center. The game scores were 30-18, 30-20 and 30-26.
Tonight’s game pitted sister verse sister with freshman libero Melissa Reinders facing her older sister and middle blocker Christina Reinders from the
Tars, both hailing from Orlando and products of Winter Park High School. M. Reinders led Tech with 15 digs for the night; the younger of the two she is
currently leading the SSC in digs averaging 5.62 digs per game. She is also the only libero ranked from the SSC and in the South Region in the NCAA for
digs per game category at 27th in the nation.
Senior middle hitter Jenny McCoy (Titusville, Fla.) led Tech again with a .421 attack percentage notching 9 nine kills for the match. Junior setter Amanda
Boyce (Madison, Wis.) pitched in 25 assists. Boyce also helped in the back line tallying a double-double digging 12 for the night.
Junior Lindsay Foster (Titusville, Fla.) and freshman Frankie Brown (Panama City, Fla.) led the way at the net for the Crimson and Gray spikers. Both
Foster and Brown had 5 block assists while Brown added one block solo for the night.
The Panthers are now 2-13 on the season and 0-3 in the SSC, while Rollins advances to 10-4 overall and 3-1 in the conference. Tech will host #5 ranked
Florida Southern at 4:00 p.m. in another Sunshine State Conference match-up at the Clemente Center. To listen live or follow via live stats check out the
website at http://gopanthers.fit.edu .
Short Box Score (Match)
2006 Florida Tech Volleyball
Florida Tech vs Rollins (09/22/06 at Winter Park, Fla.)
Rollins def. Florida Tech 30-18,30-20,30-26
Florida Tech (2-13) (Kills-aces-blocks) – Jenny McCoy 9-1-0; Lindsay
Foster 4-0-5; Rachael Joakim 4-0-0; Leigh Ann Brown 3-0-0; Frankie
Brown 3-1-6; Jessie Metzger 2-1-0; Amanda Boyce 2-0-0; Megan
Konopnicki 2-0-2; Brenna Lane 1-0-0; Melissa Reinders 0-1-0; Totals
30-4-7.0. (Assists) – Amanda Boyce 25. (Dig leaders) – Melissa
Reinders 15; Amanda Boyce 12; Frankie Brown 8
Rollins (10-4) (Kills-aces-blocks) – Stephanie Nichols 15-0-1; Piper
Young 14-1-0; Brittainy Daiger 9-0-2; Christina Reinders 7-0-4; Lorena
Orlandini 3-1-2; Natalie Branche 2-0-1; Nikki Swift 1-1-2; Christie
Eastman 1-0-0; Lacey Malarky 0-1-2; Kim Cline 0-1-0; Totals 52-5-8.0.
(Assists) – Lacey Malarky 40. (Dig leaders) – Kim Cline 16; Piper
Young 10; Nikki Swift 9
Site: Winter Park, Fla. (Warden Arena)
Date: 09/22/06 Attend: 128 Time: 1:30
Referees: Jim Keesling, Andy Krawiec