Hawks fall to Deacs; take second at Demon Deacon Invite
Iva Vujosevic's 40 kills and a double-double against USC Upstate were instrumental in her receiving an All-Tournament honor
Sept. 9, 2017

Final Stats

WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina — The Hawks volleyball team had their winning streak snapped at six matches with a 3-0 loss (18-25, 19-25, 20-25) to the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Saturday. The Shore took second place at the Demon Deacon Invitational with a 2-1 weekend thanks to victories against USC Upstate and William & Mary.

Sophomore Iva Vujosevic (Bar, Montenegro) and junior Lucia Babic (Sisak, Croatia) earned All-Tournament honors for their efforts. Vujosevic tallied 40 kills, 23 digs, four aces, two blocks and an assist. Babic finished the tournament with 30 digs, 27 kills, five blocks, five aces and four assists.

In the Wake Forest match, senior Alana Polk (Houston, Texas) participated in two of the Hawks’ three blocks while adding four kills and a .500 hitting percentage. Sophomore Ivana Blazevic (Zagreb, Croatia) registered 28 assists and finished with a .571 hitting percentage, going 4-for-7 in kills without an error.

The host Demon Deacons played an exceptional match to claim the tournament title, hitting .409 to the Hawks’ .204 with a 41-31 edge in assists. Wake Forest gained control of the lead within the first few points of the match and never looked back, going wire-to-wire in sets two and three to sweep.  



Maryland Eastern Shore concludes their ten match road swing to open the season with a 7-3 record. The Hawks return home Friday, September 15 for The Henson’s Hawk Invite. First serve takes place at noon against Coppin State.

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