Ariel Richard had nine kills and Cindy Okpegbue and Denali Sturgeon each had five kills, but American spoiled Coppin State's home opener with a 25-18, 25-8, 25-15 non-conference victory over the Eagles on Wednesday in the Physical Education Complex.
The Coppin State volleyball team will host American in its home opener on Wednesday (Sept. 11) at 7 p.m. in the Physical Education Complex.
Coppin State's Gabrielle Otero was named the top libero at the Patriot Invitational as a part of the all-tournament selection following the conclusion of the tournament.
Ariel Richard had a combined 30 kills, but Coppin State lost to Princeton and Temple on the final day of play in the Patriot Invitational on Saturday at George Mason.
Freshman Michael James notched a 17th-place finish to lead the Coppin State men's cross country team at the UMES Lid Lifter Invitational on Saturday at the UMES cross country course.
Freshman Kesha Medas-King finished eighth overall leading Coppin State to an eighth-place finish at the Wilmington Invitational on Saturday at Carousel Park in the Eagles season opener.