Oct. 19, 2012
TAMPA, Fla. – Four Connecticut players scored in double digits as the UConn volleyball team came from two sets back to steal a 3-2 victory at South Florida, Friday night. The Huskies improved to 13-10 overall and evened their BIG EAST record at 4-4.
The Bulls claimed the first two sets by scores of 25-19 and 26-24. Facing defeat, UConn won the third 25-22 and then won 25-21 and 15-13.
Senior outside hitter Mattison Quayle (Los Angeles, Calif.) and freshman middle blocker Immanuella Anagu (Culver City, Calif.), who set a career-high, led the way with 15 kills each. Sophomore outside hitter Devon Maugle (Plymouth Meeting, Pa.) added 13 kills and freshman middle blocker Erika Thomas (Ocoee, Fla.) chipped in with 10.
Quayle registered he team-leading seventh double-double of the season with 12 digs. Senior libero Kelsey Maving (Tonawanda, N.Y.) and freshman setter Marissa Prinzbach (Cincinnati, Ohio) each totaled 18 digs. Prinzbach reached 50 assists for the third time this season.
Erin Fairs led USF with 18 kills, followed by Valerie El Houssine with 15. Devlin Wylie dished out 32 assists, while Natalia Soares had 29. Defensively, El Houssine notched a match-high 23 digs.
The Huskies are back in action on Sunday afternoon at Pittsburgh at 2:00 pm.
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