Penguins Volleyball Falls to Butler in Five Games

Indianapolis, Ind. -- Youngstown State (6-6, 0-1 Horizon League) placed four players in double figures in kills and led two-games-to-one but dropped a hard-fought decision to Butler (6-5, 1-0 Horizon League),36-34, 29-31, 30-26, 25-30, 10-15, on Friday evening at Hinkle Field House.

Sophomore Ruth Boscaljon led the Penguins with a season-high 21 kills with a .319 hitting percentage and six blocks.

Senior Jessica Fraley and junior Ebony Barbosa each tallied double-doubles with 14 kills and 17 digs and 14 kills and 12 digs, respectively.

Sophomore Allison Heinz recorded 12 kills and five blocks while freshman Laurie Shives posted a career-best 27 digs. Sophomore Dana Leslie added 17 digs and junior setter Karla Everhart just missed a triple-double with eight kills, 50 assists and 13 digs.

The Penguins visit Wright State, Saturday, at 4 p.m.