Bearcats Finish Regular Season with Win
gobearcats.COM Junior Jordanne Scott led the match with 11 kills.
gobearcats.COM
Junior Jordanne Scott led the match with 11 kills.
gobearcats.COM

Nov. 26, 2011

Box Score

CINCINNATI –The University of Cincinnati volleyball team defeated the University of Miami (OH) 3-0 (25-15, 25-16, 25-12) Saturday evening at Fifth Third Arena to close out the 2011 regular season.

The Bearcats were led in the match by junior Jordanne Scott (Indianapolis, Ind. /Lawrence North) who recorded 11 kills and no errors for a .718 percentage.

Senior Missy Harpenau (Cincinnati, Ohio/Mother of Mercy) finished her home career as a Bearcat with nine kills and five digs. Junior Becca Refenes (Westland, Mich. /Lutheran Westland) finished the match with six kills and a .500 hitting percentage.

Sophomore libero Emily MacIntyre (Muncie, Ind. /Yorktown) and junior Karen Onuki (Troy, Ohio/Troy) tied for a match-high 10 digs each. Freshman Caylin Mahoney (Fort Worth, Texas/Keller Central) led the match with 30 assists. She also recorded six kills from her setter position.

The third set started with kills from junior Emily Hayden (Louisville, Ky. /Assumption) and Mahoney and a dig from sophomore Brianna Richey (Tiffin, Ohio/Hopewell-Loudon) for an 8-5 Bearcat lead. Kills from Harpenau, Mahoney and Hayden and digs from Onuki added to the lead 18-9. Refenes added an ace and Hayden recorded a kill, but junior Megan Turner (Ontario, N.Y. /Wayne Central) ended the match with a kill with a 25-12 third set score.


 

 

Mahoney started the second set with an ace, followed by a kill from Refenes for a quick 12-6 lead for the Bearcats. An impressive defensive effort from Onuki, freshman Jamie Netisingha (Westmont, Ill. /Hillsdale Central) and MacIntyre added to this lead 16-9. Harpenau then added two aces for a 20-9 score. The set ended with a Turner ace 25-16.

Kills from Refenes, Scott and Harpenau started the match with a commanding 16-10 lead. Scott then put down another kill followed by Mahoney and Hayden kills to extend the lead late in the set 22-15. Harpenau ended the set with a kill and a 25-15 win for the Bearcats.

The Bearcats are finished with their regular season but will learn their post-season fate Sunday November 27 during the NCAA selection show on ESPNU. The show is set to air at 6:00 p.m.

Media is welcome to attend the team’s selection show party. Contact Megan Henderson (megan.henderson@uc.edu) for details.