Volleyball Cruises Past Belmont, 3-1

Oct. 25, 2002

Box Score

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Junior outside hitter Radka Dimitrova (Sofia, Bulgaria) hit .447 for the match with 18 kills and 12 digs to lead the Jacksonville University volleyball team to a 3-1 (30-20, 30-17, 23-30, 30-22) victory over Belmont in Atlantic Sun Conference action Friday night at the Aquinas Center.

Senior middle hitter Brooke Ahrens (Benson, Ill.) added 11 kills and three blocks, while sophomore Candice Rose (Mechanicsville, Md.) had 10 kills. Senior Kristin Withrow (St. Petersburg, Fla.) returned to the lineup after missing three games with an ankle injury and handed out 50 assists, and sophomore libero Kelly Ryals (Gainesville, Fla.) led JU with 14 digs.

The Dolphins (10-12, 5-4 A-Sun) hit .245 for the match, while holding the Bruins (4-21, 0-9) to a .122 hitting percentage.

JU returns to action on Saturday when they take on Lipscomb, who will join the A-Sun in the 2003-04 season, in non-conference action at 3 p.m. in Nashville.