This Week in Blue Hens Athletics History

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University of Delaware Athletics takes a weekly look back at some memorable dates in Blue Hen history.


OCTOBER 7, 2003

Volleyball: Murphy Leads Blue Hens to Sweep Over Loyola

NEWARK, Del. -- Junior Valerie Murphy posted 17 kills and five blocks as the University of Delaware volleyball team knocked off Loyola (Md.), 3-0, at Viera Court.

Delaware (7-9) improved to 32-3 lifetime against the Greyhounds, who lost their sixth-straight game overall.

Sophomore Niecy Taylor added nine kills while fellow sophomore Jennifer Daniels notched eight and both junior Nicole Stuka and Sarah Engle added five each.

In addition, senior Allison Hunter had 34 assists and freshman Jocelyn Greenwald had 13 and both senior Liz Ommundsen and freshman Heather Ranck posted 10 digs each.

Loyola (1-17) was paced by Katie Pruitt's 13 kills while Liz Beauregard had 23 assists and seven digs. Blair Snyder had nine blocks in defeat.