Oct. 12, 2008
CULLOWHEE, N.C. - Western Carolina junior libero Liz Rondone broke the career digs record, pacing the record books with 1692 and counting, as the Catamounts fell to Davidson 3-0 (21-25, 18-25, 21-25) Sunday in the Ramsey Center. Western Carolina falls to 3-17 overall and 1-6 in the Southern Conference while the Wildcats improve to 9-11 and 4-2 in the SoCon.
Freshman Carrie Minoge paced the Catamounts with 11 kills on 20 attacks and just two errors for a .450 attack percentage. Junior setter Katie Hennessey added 20 assists.
Rondone ended her career-setting day with 12 digs. She broke the school record for digs in a career in the first game of the match. Needing just three to break the record, the digs ticked down to one, and Rondone eclipsed the mark when she received an attack for a dig and Hennessey got the kill.
Overall Western Carolina hit .102 in the match with just 29 team kills and 20 errors. Davidson hit .213 in the contest and had 42 kills and committed just 19 errors.
Western Carolina will host rival Appalachian State on Wednesday in the Ramsey Center. Match time is set for 7 p.m.