October 20, 2009
2009 Season - Senior night ends in loss to Bluejays
A senior night farewell to Rachel Uhrig (Wheaton North HS, Winfield, Ill.), Bridget Reich (Pleasant Valley HS, Bettendorf, Iowa) and Mallory Thelander (Evanston HS, Evanston, Ill.) didn’t quite go the way the Vikings would have liked it in the Carver Center on Tuesday, October 20. Augustana dropped a 3-0 decision to Elmhurst in College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin action. The Bluejays won by scores of 25-19; 26-24; 25-18.
Especially tough was the loss in the second set when the Vikings were ahead 24-22 and serving for game point. Elmhurst rattled off the next four points and claimed the set 26-24.
Junior Courtney Jungnickel (Naperville Central HS, Naperville, Ill.) led the way for Augustana with 14 kills and she also had three service aces and 11 digs with one solo block. Reich had five kills with three digs and setter Allison Bailey (Libertyville HS, Green Oaks, Ill.) led the team in assists with 27 with four kills. Freshman Shannon Slick (Rockton Hononegah HS, Roscoe, Ill.) had a team high 13 digs.
Elmhurst moved to 14-14 overall and 4-3 in the CCIW while Augustana fell to 11-15 and 2-4.