Dukes Lose to Kent State, 3-0

KENT, OHIO - The Duquesne volleyball team dropped their third consecutive match after a 3-0 loss against Kent State Friday night. The game scores of the Kent State Open match were 25-21, 25-19, 25-21. The Dukes are 9-4 on the season.

Box Score

Tricia Mullen led DU with nine kills and 14 digs. Chelsea Tillotson led DU with 10 assists.

With the first set tied at 17-17, KSU's Kristen Groce had a kill that gave the Golden Flashes their first lead of the set. Although the Dukes remained close, they could not regain the lead and dropped the first set 25-21.

Kent State's Celia Sabo's kill broke a 17-17 tie in the second set as KSU would go on win eight of the next 10 points, taking the set 25-19.

After Duquesne fell behind 17-7 in the third set, they went on a 16-3 run, but their comeback fell short as Kent State won the set 25-21 and the match 3-0.

In the second match of the day, Ohio State shutout Chicago State, 3-0.

Duquesne closes the tournament with a 4:00 p.m. match with Chicago State on Saturday, September 20, 2008.

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