Cappellino Leads Eagles in Exhibition Victory

Cappellino Leads Eagles in Exhibition Victory

Junior Allison Cappellino registered a team-best 11 kills to help lead the American University volleyball team to a 25-20, 25-20, 25-15 exhibition victory over Metropolitan University of Puerto Rico Tuesday evening at Bender Arena. 

Senior Kelly McCaddin hit .533 for the match, recording nine kills and just one error on 15 attacks, while classmate Monika Smidova added 33 assists, 10 digs and eight kills.

As a team, the Eagles hit .306 for the match and recorded six total blocks. American also registered six service aces, including five from senior libero Megan Rosburg

For the Crocodiles, Ashley Jimenez put down a game-high 14 kills, while Shara Venegas registered 17 digs.

American is back in action at Bender Arena this weekend for a pair of matches, hosting Marquette Friday evening at 7 p.m., and eighth-ranked Florida State on Sunday at 11 a.m.