Immediate Release: September 2, 2006
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BU volleyball swept by defending Southern Conference champs College of Charleston
FULLERTON, Calif.- The Binghamton University volleyball team fell to five-time defending Southern Conference champions College of Charleston 3-0 (30-16, 30-18, 30-24) Saturday afternoon at the Four Points Titan Classic hosted on the campus of Cal State Fullerton.
Charleston improved to 3-0 on the season while Binghamton dropped its second straight tournament match and fell to 1-5.
Binghamton struggled offensively throughout the contest finishing with a season-low -0.40 hitting percentage. Senior middle blocker Megan Hoag (Brunswick, Ohio) led the Bearcats in kills for the fifth straight contest with seven, while sophomore libero Jaclyn Strader (Kettering, Ohio) paced the squad defensively with 17 digs.
For the Cougars, middle blocker Tiffany Blum led a pair of players to hit in double-figures with a match-high 17 kills and a .304 hitting percentage. Outside hitter Emil Swain added 11 kills to go along nine digs and setter Lindsey Kane registered a double-double with 40 assists and 12 digs.
Binghamton returns to the East Coast next weekend where they will compete in Cambridge, Mass. at the Harvard Invitational. BU will take on the host Crimson on Friday evening and both Long Island and Rutgers on Saturday afternoon.
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