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Tartans Open UAA Volleyball Play with Two Victories

Tartans Open UAA Volleyball Play with Two Victories

From Carnegie Mellon University Athletics

The Carnegie Mellon University volleyball team swept the University of Rochester and won against the University of Chicago in an intense 3-1 match in the University Athletic Association Round Robin #1 on Saturday.

Inside the Box Score against Rochester.

  • The Tartans won by set scores of 25-13, 25-17 and 25-16.
  • The Tartans went on a seven-point streak in the first set and an eight-point streak in the third set.
  • The Tartans recorded 34 kills, 14 in the first set alone, hitting a .325 for the game.
  • Sophomore Kai Herchenroether led the team in kills, hitting .667, with 11 kills in 15 attempts. Followed by senior Avani Seshiah hitting .556, with five kills in nine attempts.
  • Senior Mindee Lai picked up 18 assists and freshman Neha Tummala picked up eight.
  • Senior Laura Reichard had three services aces and junior Abby Chen had two.
  • Chen led with 17 digs while Reichard had 10.

Inside the Box Score against Chicago

  • The Tartans won their first set 25-23, lost the second set 25-19, won the third set 25-17, and won the fourth set 25-22.
  • Reichard led the team in kills with 18 in 49 attempts while sophomore Katherine Jackson put down 14 kills in 36 attempts.
  • Lai picked up 44 assists.
  • Four players collected two service aces: Elizabeth Schlemmer, Zoe Gavros, Reichard and Chen.
  • Five players achieved double digits in digs: Reichard with 17, Chen with 14, Schlemmer with 13, Lai with 12, and Gavros with 10.


  • Reichard now more than 75 service aces for her career.
  • Chen now has 1,160 digs for her career.
  • The Tartans are now 8-0 in games against Rochester and 5-3 in games against the University of Chicago when playing in the UAA Round Robin #1.