Oct. 14, 2012
STORRS, Conn. – With a chance to go up two sets to none, the University of Connecticut volleyball team was unable to convert on four-straight set points and Louisville came back to score six straight point en route to a 26-24 victory in the third set and an eventual 3-1 win at Gampel Pavilion on Sunday afternoon. The Huskies and No. 15 Cardinals battled in the fourth, but
UConn dropped to 12-10 overall and 3-4 in the BIG EAST, while UofL improved to 18-3 and 7-1. The Huskies pulled off a first-set upset by a 25-21 score, fueled by a 7-0 run after trailing 17-12. In the second, the two teams were tied at 18 before the Cardinals went on a 7-0 to take the set, 25-18.
Freshman setter Marissa Prinzbach (
Defensively, freshman middle blocker Immanuella Anagu (
For the Cardinals, freshman setter Katie George dished out 34 assists, while junior Hannah Kvitle added 22. Junior libero Caitlin Welch notched a team-high 18 digs. Senior middle hitter Gwen Rucker chipped in with 11 kills, seven blocks and five digs.
The Huskies return to action at