ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Tritons continued their conference play on a strong note, sweeping through the Florida Tech Panthers in three
games, 30-10, 30-23, and 30-25. Eckerd moves on to an 8-3 record, 2-0 in the Sunshine State Conference.
The middle blockers for both teams were a force at the net in the match tonight. Sophomore middle blocker Leigh Badoyen helped lead the Tritons with 12
kills, a .450 hitting percentage, and five blocks.
The Panthers (4-7, 0-1) were led by senior middle blocker Kelly Currin. She collected 12 kills, totaled a .370 hitting percentage, and had four blocks.
Eckerd’s freshman went a long way in clinching the win. Outside hitter Keisha Carter contributed nicely with eight kills, four blocks, and an outstanding
.533 hitting percentage. Kristy Busse also tallied eight kills and Leah Melton finished with seven total kills, two service aces, and a .583 hitting
“Our underclassman really took advantage of the opportunities that were given to them tonight. I thought they were very solid at the net,” Head Coach
Courtney Draper said.
Short Box Score (Match)
Florida Tech vs Eckerd College (09/14/05 at St. Petersburg, Fla)
Eckerd College def. Florida Tech 30-10,30-23,30-25
Florida Tech (4-7, 0-1) (Kills-aces-blocks) – Kelly Curin 12-0-4;
Jenny Hart 9-1-2; Lindsay Foster 8-0-2; Amanda Boyce 4-0-1; Megan
Konopnicki 3-1-1; Jessie Metzger 2-0-0; Brenna Lane 0-0-1; Totals
38-2-5.5. (Assists) – Amanda Boyce 19; Natasha Bender 12. (Dig
leaders) – Jenny Hart 10; Megan Konopnicki 8
Eckerd College (8-3, 2-0) (Kills-aces-blocks) – Leigh Badoyen 12-0-5;
Kristy Busse 8-1-1; Keisha Carter 8-0-2; Leah Melton 7-2-1; Angela
White 7-0-0; Andrea Krzystan 4-0-2; Kati Therriault 2-0-0; Mary
McNicol 1-0-0; Marin Gibson 1-0-0; Alex Arendell 1-0-0; Shannon Ruby
0-1-1; Totals 51-4-6.5. (Assists) – Shannon Ruby 20; Alex Arendell 14.
(Dig leaders) – Kelly Morrisroe 11; Angela White 10
Site: St. Petersburg, Fla (McArthur Center)
Date: 09/14/05 Attend: 64 Time: 1:30
Referees: Wayne Capen, Tony Cothron