ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. (Women’s volleyball) – The Panthers are still looking for their first win in SSC play as they loss a tough match against the Tritons
of Eckerd College 3-0 (30-11, 30-14, and 3-14).
Early in games one and two the Tritons jumped out quickly on the Panthers and easily took both games going up 2-0 going into the third game.
In game three, the Panthers got back into rhythm matching every point by the Tritons but couldn’t overcome Eckerd as they rallied to a significant 29-13
lead late in game three and taking the game 30-14.
The Panthers were lead by Senior Jessica Metzger (Oxford, Conn.) with 8 kills with Megan Konopnicki (Plano, TX) adding 5 and Lindsay Foster (Titusville,
Fla.) adding 4.
Defensively for the Panthers Freshman Libero, Melissa Reinders (Orlando, Fla.) lead the way with 10 digs while Amanda Boyce (Madison, WI) chipped in 8 and
Freshman Jessica Davies (Lawrenceville, Fla.) added 5 digs. Boyce also added 18 assists for the Panthers.
The Panthers are now 2-16 overall and 0-6 in SSC play. They next will meet Tampa on October 1st at 4 pm in Tampa, Fla.
Short Box Score (Match)
2006 Florida Tech Women’s Volleyball
Florida Tech vs Eckerd (09/30/2006 at St. Petersburg, Fla.)
Eckerd def. Florida Tech 30-11,30-14,30-14
Florida Tech (2-16 (0-6 SSC)) (Kills-aces-blocks) – Jessie Metzger
8-0-1; Megan Konopnicki 5-0-1; Lindsay Foster 4-1-1; Frankie Brown
3-0-0; Leigh Ann Brown 1-0-2; Amanda Boyce 0-0-1; Jessica Davies
0-1-0; Totals 21-2-3.0. (Assists) – Amanda Boyce 18. (Dig leaders) –
Melissa Reinders 10; Amanda Boyce 8
Eckerd (11-7 (2-4 SSC)) (Kills-aces-blocks) – Angela White 10-0-0;
Kati Therriault 10-0-1; Marin Gibson 9-1-1; Lydee Benoit 8-0-1; Mary
McNicol 7-3-0; Leigh Badoyen 6-0-3; Keisha Carter 4-0-1; Shannon Ruby
2-1-0; Megan Golovkin 2-0-0; Kelly Morrisroe 0-2-0; Kristy Busse
0-1-0; Totals 58-8-4.0. (Assists) – Megan Golovkin 21; Shannon Ruby
18. (Dig leaders) – Kristy Busse 14; Angela White 12; Marin Gibson 9;
Kelly Morrisroe 9
Site: St. Petersburg, Fla. (McArthur Center)
Date: 09/30/2006 Attend: 109 Time: 1:15
Referees: Donna Carter, Rebecca Carstenson