Bucs fall to Chattanooga in SoCon opener
Freshman Kelsey Sherich
Freshman Kelsey Sherich

Wednesday, September 17, 2003

Chattanooga, Tenn. (Sept. 17, 2003) -- Chattanooga outside hitter Kari Krouse pounded 15 kills and hit .464 at the net as East Tennessee State dropped its Southern Conference opener to the Lady Mocs (30-21, 30-23, 30-27) Wednesday night at Maclellan Gym. With the loss, the Buccaneers fall to 1-9 on the season, while Chattanooga improves to 5-7 overall. ETSU was led by freshman Kelsey Sherich) (Ogallala, Neb.), who had 10 kills and a match-high three service aces. Sherich made just three attach errors leading to a .304 hitting percentage. ETSU led by five points about midway through the first and third games, but Chattanooga roared back each time, and the Mocs were not able to pull off game two until late in the contest. Junior Karen Freeburg (Newcastle, Ind.) led the Bucs defensively with 16 digs. Sophomore Kristi Robinson (Knoxville, Tenn.) tallied 36 assists. Chattanooga hit .281 as a team, while the Buccaneers managed just .120 on the attack. Both team finished the night with 12 service errors each. The Buccaneers will be back in action at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 19, when they open against Clemson at the 2003 Clemson Invitational. On Saturday, ETSU will face Illinois-Chicago and Charleston Southern.
Follow ETSU Athletics on Twitter Twitter and become a fan on Facebook Facebook.
WSOC Radford Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 22, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MSOC ETSU Blacksburg, Va.
Aug 23, 7:00 p.m. Virginia Tech (Exh.)
WSOC ETSU Cookeville, Tenn.
Aug 24, 1:00 p.m. Tennessee Tech
WSOC Appalachian St. Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 28, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MSOC ETSU Richmond, Va.
Aug 29, 7:00 p.m. William & Mary
VB ETSU Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 29, 9:00 a.m. Morgan State University
VB ETSU Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 29, 5:00 p.m. California State University, Sacramento
VB ETSU Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 30, 12:00 p.m. UNC Charlotte
WSOC Campbell Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 31, 1:00 p.m. ETSU
MSOC ETSU Richmond, Va.
Aug 31, 3:30 p.m. VCU
WSOC South Carolina St. Johnson City. Tenn.
Sep 2, 6:00 p.m. ETSU
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 5, 3:00 p.m. The College of William and Mary
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 5, 7:00 p.m. George Mason University
WSOC Alabama A&M Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 5, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 6, 12:00 p.m. University of Maryland
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 6, 4:00 p.m. Lehigh University
MSOC Radford Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. ETSU