Oct. 15, 2011
STORRS, Conn. – The University of Connecticut volleyball team overcame a slow start to claim its first BIG EAST conference win of the season with a 3-1 victory over St. John’s at Gampel Pavilion, Saturday night. The Huskies, who won back-to-back games for the first time since September 9 and 10, improved to 11-10 overall and 1-5 in league play, while the Red Storm slipped to 9-14 and 0-6.
UConn trailed by one in the first set until St. John’s went on a 9-1 run to go up 22-13 and take the set 25-18. The second set went the Huskies’ way as they grinded out a 25-20 win. In the third, the Red Storm opened up a 7-0 lead behind the serving of senior Anzelika Lukjanska, but
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The Huskies return to action next Friday October 21 as they visit Villanova for a 7:00 pm match-up.