Volleyball Prepares for a Post Season Push
Frostburg State University’s women’s volleyball team defeated Penn State Harrisburg in three straight sets, 3-0, in Capital Athletic Conference action, Wednesday evening, October 28th.
The Bobcats dominated the Harrisburg Lions quickly in every set, winning 25-21, 25-16, and 25-11, not giving Harrisburg any thought of winning the game. The Bobcats (16-15, 4-4 CAC) and the Lions (9-16, 0-8 CAC) battled back and forth in the first set as FSU used a 9-1 rally to erase an 8-1 deficit and take a one-point lead, 10-9. Deadlocked at 19-19, the Lions took a 20-19 lead, but FSU battled back with a 7-1 rally to win 25-21. Tied at 9-9 in game two, the black and red used a 12-4 rally to pull ahead, 21-13. PSH scored the next three points, but it wasn’t enough as the Bobcats put the game away with the final four points to take the set, 25-16.
“We know what to expect from these teams. They are very good teams so if we play at our best we can go far,” said Naya Cheatem on how she feels about heading to the playoffs after beating another in-conference team.
FSU is pushing for a successful post season as the regular season is coming to an end. The Bobcats capped off their regular season after a good ending to the month of October with a 6-4 record against good CAC competition: Marymount, No. 4 Christopher Newport, Southern Virginia and Wesley.
With No. 4 Christopher Newport being the best competition in the conference, Coach Fletcher and the whole team plans to buckle down in preparation. Christopher Newport’s nationally ranked team has been dominating all season with an above .800 record and a win against the Bobcats during the regular season. FSU plans to push through the last couple of games to end the season on a positive note and with a CAC championship in sight.
The Bobcats return home on Friday, October 30th to face St. Mary’s (Md.) at 7:00 p.m. in their final CAC matchup. Fans can follow all of the action through live video and live stats at www.FrostburgSports.com/Live.