FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2003
Volleyball Falls to Eastern Kentucky, 3-1, in FSU Classic
Sept. 19, 2003
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Senior outside hitter Radka Dimitrova (Sofia, Bulgaria) had a banner day Friday, notching a team-best 27 kills and adding 18 digs for the double-double in a 3-1 loss (31-29, 26-30, 27-30, 23-30) to Eastern Kentucky University (8-4) in the second match of the FSU Classic at Tully Gymnasium. Freshman Erin Hickman (San Antonio, Texas) recorded 55 assists in the match, adding seven kills and nine digs.
JU faced Eastern Kentucky, a team coming off a 3-2 loss to the Miami Hurricanes earlier in the day. The Dolphins took the first game 31-29, but EKU rallied to win the next three. Freshman Kerstin Erickson recorded 21 digs for JU, but Lesley Alridge and Jessica Sabath powered the Colonels to victory, ringing up double-doubles with 12 and 11 kills respectively, adding 26 digs each.
The FSU Classic continues Saturday when JU takes on Miami at 10:00 a.m., while FSU battles Eastern Kentucky at 12:00 p.m. in the tournament finale.