NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — The 11th-ranked Christopher Newport University volleyball team downed Lawrence University 3-0 in a nonconference match Friday at the Captains Classic.

Christopher Newport picked up the win by scores of 25-14, 25-22, 22-18.

Katie Piper had 11 kills to lead Christopher Newport, which had a .222 hitting percentage for the match.

Arianna Cohen paced Lawrence with eight kills in the season opener. Sydney Nelson had a team-high 12 assists for the Vikings, and Katie Kumbalek picked up 10 digs.

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