Main Menu

CSE News

Katie Cooper and Subhana Wrights make Senior Night a smashing success with 3-0 vollleyball win over Yeshiva

Katie Cooper and Subhana Wrights make Senior Night a smashing success with 3-0 vollleyball win over Yeshiva

Morristown, N.J. – Saint Elizabeth outside hitter Katie Cooper and middle hitter Subhana Wrights had a combined 25 kills as the Screaming Eagles women’s volleyball team defeated Yeshiva 3-0 in non-conference action Tuesday during the team’s Senior Night celebration.

Saint Elizabeth (17-7) won by scores of 25-14, 25-10 and 25-15 to set a new program record for victories in a season.

The athletic department honored three Screaming Eagle seniors: Zuliema Molina, Nashlly Sokoli and Misato Oya prior to the first serve.  Each senior received flowers and a gift from their coaches and teammates. 

The first set started out with a battle of points between the Maccabees and Eagles.  The Eagles tied up the score at 10-10 before they took the lead 18-12. Molina came in to serve and extended the lead to 21-13.  Katie Cooper had two solid kills to bring the Eagles within one point of a set victory.  Kiara Francisco closed the set with a final kill.

The second set began in the Eagles’ favor 5-1 as Amy Cooper served three service aces and Francisco had a solo block. Wrights added two blocks up at the net to give the Eagles the 13-1 lead.  Tough offensive attacks extended the lead for the Eagles.  Yeshiva gained a few points in return on defensive errors from Saint Elizabeth.  Amy Cooper had another three service aces to run the Eagles’ advantage to 21-7 and  Saint Elizabeth finished off the set with a 25-10 score.

The final set got rolling when Oya had a kill of an Amy Cooper set and the Eagles took a 9-3 lead.  Rachel Hausler then served up two aces and Amanda Inacio came off the bench for an additional service ace to extend the 5-0 run to put the Screaming Eagles up, 15-6.  The Maccabees rallied back scoring a total of 15 points but the Eagles easily closed out the last set.

Saint Elizabeth broke the previous mark of 16 victories in a season, set in 2011.

Saint Elizabeth travels this weekend to Lancaster Bible for North Eastern Athletic Conference pool play with games at 9 p.m. on Friday, and 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Saturday. 

The Eagles play their final home match on Friday, Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. against Cooper Union. Saint Elizabeth will hold its annual “Think Pink” celebration, again raising awareness for breast cancer research and also honor the victims of breast cancer.

Who We Are

Founded in 1899 by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, the College of Saint Elizabeth has a strong tradition of concern for the poor, for developing leadership in a spirit of service and social responsibility, and a commitment to the promotion of women as full partners in society.

Learn more about the College

Connect with CSE

College of Saint Elizabeth
2 Convent Road
Morristown, NJ 07960-6989

© 2014 College of Saint Elizabeth