Volleyball Falls to Youngstown State
Release: Thursday 10/05/2012 
by WSU Athletic Media Relations

The Wright State volleyball team nearly won the first set, only to see Youngstown State rally for a three-set decision in Horizon League action at the C.J. McLin Gymnasium Friday night.  The Penguins won the match 26-24, 25-19, 25-22.

The opening set featured 13 ties and six lead changes, including WSU taking the lead at 24-22 on kills by Natalie Catani and Marisa Aiello.  YSU, however, tied it on an Alexis Egler kill and a service ace and claimed the set on a Missy Hundelt kill and a Raider attack error.

Youngstown State (12-7, 2-3 Horizon) then broke a 1-1 tie in the second set with four straight points and maintained the lead throughout the rest of the match, jumping out to a 7-1 lead in the final set.

The Penguins finished with a 43-37 edge in kills and outhit the Raiders .194-.120.

Aiello led WSU with 12 kills while Heidi Splinter nearly had a double-double with nine kills and 11 digs.  Libero Katie Glassmeyer had 21 digs and Mariah Nussbaum had 12.  Setter Ashleigh Lucco dished out 35 assists.

Wright State (2-19, 0-4 Horizon) hosts Cleveland State Saturday night at 7:00.

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