Firebirds Volleyball Sweep Notre Dame Tournament

Karen Trevino paces team to 3-0 win over Virginia State

Baltimore, MD: October 23, 2010-- The University of the District of Columbia Firebirds Women's Volleyball Team swept the College of Notre Dame Gators Tournament, today, in Baltimore, Maryland. UDC first defeated Notre Dame 3-0, then handed Marywood College a 3-2 defeat.

In the Notre Dame match, senior middle hitter Karen Trevino(Political Science- Anthony, NM) led the Firebirds to victory with 15 kills, 9 digs, 1 solo block and 3 block assists. Sophomore outside hitter Grace Perilli (Economics-Nashville, TN) added 12 kills, 3 set assists, 2 service aces, 7 digs and 1 block assist to the winning effort. Set scores were 25-14, 25-13, 26-24.

The two players reversed their roles in the Marywood match, as Perilli led with 17 kills, 2 assists, and 16 digs. Trevino followed with 16 kills, 1 assist, 1 service ace, 11 digs, 1 solo block and 1 block assist.  Marywood made this match a little more interesting, forcing a 5th and deciding set with scores of 16-25, 19-25, 25-21,25-19 and 15-13.

UDC (17-5) returns home for their annual Senior Night observance, to face across town rival Bowie State University on October 28, for will be their final home match of the season.