MAHWAH, N.J. - The Shenandoah University volleyball team opened up its 2018 season Friday afternoon with a 3-0 non-league loss to Ramapo College of New Jersey.
All three sets were close as the Roadrunners (1-0) sandwiched 26-24 victories in the first and third sets around a 25-22 second set victory.
Shenandoah had 13 kills in the opening set and 12 each in sets two and three.
Senior Nicole Shannon paced the defense with 29 digs while Harris had a double-double thanks to her 11 digs.
Lien also had four block assists.
SU hit .159 for the match with 37 total kills against 15 errors in 138 attempts
Cheatwood was tops in percentage, hitting .571
Ramapo hit .174 (49-24-144) and had 78 digs
The Roadrunners had seven of the nine service aces on the day
This was the first-ever volleyball matchup between the two schools
Shenandoah completes this weekend trip to the New York City area with a 3 p.m. non-league match at St. Joseph's (L.I.) Saturday afternoon.