Wildcats drop final contest of season

The Wildcats traveled to Phoenix, Arizona to close out their 2011 season with matches against Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Arizona Christian University. The first match on Friday against the ERAU Eagles saw the Wildcats drop the match 1-3.

On Saturday, Arizona Chrsitian University Firestorm played host to the season finale for JWU. From the start, ACU came up strong against the Wildcats with major defense from Anne Magure and Nicole Beeler. The pair combined for 28 digs for the Firestorm. Johnson & Wales were held to just 19 kills with Abbi Gonzalez leading the charge with 6 kills while Darian Johnson added 5. Veronica Gibbs had 11 digs for JWU and Nicole Paradisa added another 9.

In the end, the Wildcats lost 0-3 (14-25, 13-25, 14-25) to close out their season 3-14.