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Balance, Depth on Display for Women's Volleyball Friday

It was a total team effort for the Scarlet Hawks on Friday
It was a total team effort for the Scarlet Hawks on Friday

CHICAGO, Ill. - The Illlinois Tech women's volleyball team hosted Moody Bible Institute on Friday night, earning its 10th win of the season in a 3-0 win. The team recieved contributions from its entire roster in the impressive win.


  • Tech 3, Moody 0 (25-13, 25-12, 25-18)

How it Happened

  • The Scarlet Hawks dominated from the start, building a 11-1 lead to force a Moody Bible timeout. The Archers never recovered from the slow start as Tech cruised to a set one victory.
  • Set two featured more of the same, as the Scarlet Hawks started things with a 6-0 run. Moody would pull as close as three, but Tech remianed steady and built the lead to double-digits late. Kills from Lydia Goebel and Leah van der Sanden iced the set.
  • In set three, the Archers scored the first three points, but the Scarlet Hawks responded with a 7-0 run fuled by two Alyssa Miner kills. Moody came back to puill to within one at 15-14, but Tech regrouped and clinched the match victory on a Justine Bracco kill.

Scarlet Hawk Standouts

  • Sara Hassell led the team in kills (9) and hitting percentage (.421%). She also had a solo and an assisted block. 
  • Goebel had one of her best matches, tallying five kills and a .231 hitting percentage.
  • Miner had six kills, and .286 hitting percentage, and two block assists.
  • Caitlyn Kenneally had four kills, a .375 hitting percentage, and two block assists in one of her best collegiate matches.
  • Courtney Curcio had team-highs in digs (13) and aces (four).

Stats to Know

  • The Scarlet Hawks dominated on the attack with 31 kills and a .253 hitting percentage. Moody hit just -.071% with 16 kills.
  • The Scarlet Hawks recorded eight aces.
  • Tech is now 10-14 on the season.

Up Next

  • The Scarlet Hawks are right back at it at home on Saturday with a 12:00 p.m. match against Kalamazoo College. Live audio, video, and stats will be available. The live audio will be powered by Illinois Media School.