Volleyball Sweeps The Citadel, 3-0

Friday, November 03, 2000

Johnson City, Tenn.-- East Tennessee State junior setter Carey Cavanaugh had her second consecutive stellar match, notching 26 assists, six kills and five digs as the Buccaneers defeated The Citadel Bulldogs 3-0 in volleyball action Friday evening from Brooks Gym.

Junior outside hitter Amber Ciskowski had nine kills to lead the Bucs in for the second consecutive match. Freshman outside hitter Gretchen Rupert led ETSU in digs with seven and also added five kills against just one hitting error. As a team, the Buccaneers had 39 kills against just 15 hitting errors, outhitting The Citadel .279 to -.080.

The Buccaneers (14-10, 10-6) won game one 15-1 after scoring the final ten points. Freshman outside hitter Rachel Shifflet tallied three service aces in game one, while Ciskowski and senior outside hitter Courtney Sussillo registered four kills each. The Citadel began the second game on a 7-2 run, but the Buccaneers responded by taking another ten straight points, eventually winning the game 15-9. In the third and final game, ETSU won eight of the first 11 points, helping them to take the final game, 15-4.

The Citadel was led by sophomore outside hitter Nicole Mantu, who led the Bulldogs with five kills and tied for the team lead in digs with six. Freshman setter Desiree Browning paced The Citadel with nine assists.

The Buccaneers return to the hardwood on Homecoming, Saturday, November 3rd at noon when they face the College of Charleston Cougars from Brooks Gym.

Follow ETSU Athletics on Twitter Twitter and become a fan on Facebook Facebook.
WSOC ETSU CNCL
Sep 7 Francis Marion
MTEN ETSU Results
Sep 12 Southern Intercollegiate Invitational
WTEN ETSU Results
Sep 12 Elon Fall Invitational
WSOC ETSU 1 F
Sep 12 George Washington 3
VB ETSU 0 Nashville, Tenn.
Sep 12 University of Utah 3
WTEN ETSU Results
Sep 13 Elon Fall Invitational
MTEN ETSU Results
Sep 13 Southern Intercollegiate Invitational
WGOLF Mary Fossum Invitational East Lansing, Mich.
Sep 13 7th of 15
VB ETSU 1 Nashville, Tenn.
Sep 13 Lipscomb University 3
VB ETSU 3 Nashville, Tenn.
Sep 13 Georgia Tech 2
MSOC ETSU 0 F
Sep 13 Kentucky 2
WTEN ETSU Results
Sep 14 Elon Fall Invitational
MTEN ETSU Results
Sep 14 Southern Intercollegiate Invitational
WSOC ETSU 4 F (2OT)
Sep 14 Howard 3
MTEN ETSU
Sep 15 Southern Intercollegiate Invitational
FB ETSU Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 15 First official practice
VB ETSU 1 Nashville, Tenn.
Sep 16 Tennessee State 3