Volleyball Defeats Samford

September 26, 2000

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The UAB volleyball team (5-9, 0-2 in Conference USA) defeated Samford (8-8, 0-0 in the Trans America Athletic Conference) 15-2, 15-6, 15-3 at Bartow Arena.

UAB was led by sophomore outside hitter/setter Dina Katsoulis, who had eight kills, hit for .381, had 14 assists, five digs and three total blocks. True freshman middle blocker Karen Boyd had five kills, hit for a perfect 1.000, had five digs, two service aces and six total blocks, while senior setter Heather Dempsey contributed 21 assists for UAB.

Samford was led by senior defensive specialist Whitney Miller, who had five kills and four digs.

UAB next travels to Hattiesburg, Miss. to take on Southern Mississippi Friday at 7 p.m.