October 1, 2010

UDC Sweeps St. Augustine's,3-0

Washington, DC: October 1, 2010-- The University of the District of Columbia Firebirds Women's Volleyball Team swept the St. Augustine's College Falcons, 3-0, tonight at the UDC Sports Complex in Washington, DC. The set scores were 25-21, 25-21 and 25-16.

Junior outside hitter Mirella Nunes (Business-Sao' Paulo Brazil) and junior setter/outside hitter Grace DeMichelis (Economics-Nashville, TN) led the Firebird scoring with 10 kills apiece. Nunes also tallied 4 digs, 1 solo block and 4 block assists in the match. DeMichelis added 27 assists, 1 service ace, 4 digs and 2 block assists.

Other leading scorers for the Firebirds were sophomore outside hitter Vanessa Garley (Business- Rio Rancho, NM), who had 8 kills, 1 service ace and 5 digs, and sophomore outside hitter Grace Perilli, with 8 kills, 1 service ace and 5 digs. UDC's hitting percentage was .580.

UDC improved to 14-4 with this win and moves on to host Goldey Beacom College on October 7, at 7 p.m.