Volleyball Sweeps Fairleigh Dickinson on Saturday

Volleyball Sweeps Fairleigh Dickinson on Saturday

The Central Connecticut volleyball team won in straight sets at Fairleigh Dickinson on Saturday night at the Rothman Center. Senior Madelyn Kaprelyan and freshman Isabelle Roufs each had double-figure kills as CCSU hit .274 as a team. Central will return home next Friday against Merrimack.

Score: CCSU 3, FDU 0 (25-18, 25-16, 25-19)
Records: CCSU (10-12, 6-4 NEC), FDU (2-22, 1-9 NEC)
Location: Rothman Center (Hackensack, NJ)



  • CCSU scored four straight to build a five-point lead at 15-10 in the opening set. The Blue Devils extended the lead with six straight points to make it 23-15.
  • Central outscored FDU, 7-1, to take a 10-7 lead in the second set and did not surrender the lead again.
  • The Knights raced out to an 8-1 lead in the third set. Central would come back to within 8-6 after back-to-back kills by junior Samantha McCreath. Five straight points would give CCSU a 12-11 lead and the Blue Devils would lead the rest of the way.


11 - Central has won 11 straight matchups against the Knights.


  • CCSU is 30-3 against Fairleigh Dickinson since 2001 and has won 11 straight meetings.
  • Kaprelyan (12 kills, 18 assists) has posted double-doubles in six straight matches.
  • Freshman Isabelle Roufs added 10 kills.
  • Senior Erin McDermott had a team-high 20 assists.
  • Juniors Ashlyn Eisenga and Emma Henderson had 19 and 15 digs, respectively.

Central hosts Merrimack on Friday, Nov. 1, at 7:00 p.m.