Villanova Extends BIG EAST Win Streak to Three Matches
Oct. 6, 2007
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - The Villanova Volleyball team (12-6, 4-1 BIG EAST) extended its BIG EAST winning streak to three today (Sept. 6) as they downed West Virginia University (10-8, 1-4 BIG EAST), 3-2 (30-20, 30-27, 22-30, 29-31, 15-12). Both Dana Tartazky and Chelsea Graman recorded double-doubles in the effort.
"WVU served us pretty tough," said head coach Josh Steinbach. "They put us into some tough situations but when it came to the end of the match our players really stepped up and gutted out this victory."
Tartazky and Graman paced the offense and defense as Tartazky collected 19 kills and 13 digs while Graman picked up 56 assists and a team-leading 16 digs.
As a team the Wildcats posted 14 blocks with Tartzaky picking up four solo stuffs while junior Whitney Harrington had seven total blocks.
The Wildcats jumped out early taking a quick two games to zero lead before the Mountaineers stormed back with the support of their hometown fans. With the matched tied at two games a piece the Wildcats came out and had their best hitting performance of the day hitting .409 as a team in the fifth game.