Darija Sataric was named to the all-tournament team.
Sept. 14, 2013
Tampa, Fla. - The Florida Atlantic University volleyball team lost both of its matches at the USF Invitational on Saturday.
Ivana Bulajic had 10 kills in the Owls' first match, a straight set (25-22, 25-18, 25-20) loss to host USF. It was Bulajic's fourth match of the season with double-digit kills. There were six ties in the first set, the final one coming at 17-17. USF scored the next four points, but FAU (5-5) answered with three consecutive points of their own to make the score 21-20. The Bulls held on for a 25-22 win.
Set number two featured just one tie, coming at 13-13. USF went on a 6-2 run to take control of the set on the way to a 25-18 victory. The third set was a tug of war, with the two sides trading points. The score was tied at 16-16 when the Bulls went on a 6-1 run, which helped clinch the match for USF.
FAU lost to Pittsburgh (25-13, 25-19, 25-12) in its second match of the day. The Panthers took the first and third sets by comfortable margins. In the second, the Owls were competitive throughout the set, but eventually lost. Darija Sataric was named to the All-Tournament Team.
FAU will travel to Daytona Beach, FL to face Bethune-Cookman at 6 p.m. on Wednesday.