TAMPA, Fla. – Junior Danielle Cabel recorded a team-high 11 kills and a .318 hitting percentage as the UConn volleyball team fell in straight sets to USF on Friday night – 25-22, 25-19, and 25-10.
Sophomore Iman McGary added 10 kills in the loss for the Huskies (16-12, 7-10 American), while sophomore Elizabeth Kline had a team-best 11 digs. Junior Kenya Cason contributed six kills and eight digs against the Bulls.
McGary recorded five of 18 kills for UConn in the first set, but the Bulls won five of the last seven points in the game to hang on for a 1-0 lead. Cabel and Cason each had four kills in the night’s opening set.
Cable shined in the second set, recording five kills on seven attacks for a .571 hitting percentage. It was USF’s .342 team hitting percentage that proved too much for the Huskies, in addition to four blocks by the Bulls.
USF ran away with the third set, jumping out to a 15-6 lead and never looking back. The Huskies managed just three kills in 29 attacks as a team, dropping the match in straight sets.
The Huskies finish up their Florida road trip on Sunday when they play UCF in Orlando. First serve is at 1 p.m. (ET).