Golden Knights Fall to Visiting Marshall


Oct. 13, 2006

Box Score

Orlando, Fla. (www.ucfathletics.com) - The UCF volleyball team dropped a 3-0 (30-26, 30-18, 30-15) Conference USA contest to visiting Marshall at the Education Gym on Friday afternoon. Junior outside hitter Lorin Lukas (Winter Springs, Fla./Winter Springs HS) paced the Golden Knights with 13 kills and nine digs.

UCF falls to 5-13 overall and 1-6 in league action. With the victory, Marshall improved to 14-8 and 6-2.

The Golden Knights hit .324 in the opening game, which featured four ties and three lead changes. For the match, UCF had a .065 hitting percentage.

Sophomore middle blocker Stephanie Serna (San Antonio, Texas/O'Connor HS) chipped in with nine kills for the hosts. Freshman setter Andrea Youngblood (Castle Rock, Colo./Douglas County HS) tallied 20 assists.

Marshall hit .311 for the contest. Kelly-Anne Billingy recorded 21 kills for the Thundering Herd. Stephanie Cahill added 14 kills and Christin Bimberg recorded 36 assists.

The Golden Knights return to action on Sunday, Oct. 15 at 1 p.m. at the UCF Arena with a match against East Carolina. Live audio of the contest is available at www.ucfathletics.com.

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