The Cabrini women’s volleyball team started their season off with a sweep of the DeSales University Invitational winning four matches over two days.
The Lady Cavs took on Muhlenberg College in the season opener and defeated them in straight sets 3-0. Then later the same day they took on Ithaca College and dominated in that contest as well taking it three sets to one.
The Cavaliers’ solid play continued as they went on to defeat Albright College and the tournament host DeSales University, both in straight sets 3-0.
In the first game against Albright College, senior Dani Carrozza had a team high 12 kills. Sophomore Jen Grenauer and freshman Kelly Guarino had seven kills each in support. Senior Sophia Sokolovich had 21 digs, and sophomore Cassidy Koenig had 30 assist out of 34 kills in the match.
In their final game of the tournament against DeSales University, Carrozza led the team again with 15 kills. Fellow senior Michele Fitz and Guarino each posted seven kills of their own. Sokolovich had 18 digs and got support from Carrozza and Guarino who had nine digs each, while Koenig posted 34 assists in the match.
Carrozza was named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player with 57 total kills and 36 digs during the two-day tournament.
Sokolovich was named to the all-tournament team with 72 digs in the tournament.
The Blue and White now has a record of 4-0 on the season which is their best start since their 2003 season.
The Lady Cavs are hitting the road to travel to Baltimore, Md. this weekend for the Greg Giovannazza Memorial Tournament at Johns Hopkins University.
Cavs are playing Stevenson University and the host Johns Hopkins on Friday, Sept. 6. Then on Saturday, Sept. 7, Cavaliers are playing Goucher College and North Carolina Wesleyan College.