Volleyball Battles to Four Sets with No. 21 Berry

Volleyball Battles to Four Sets with No. 21 Berry

MOUNT BERRY, Ga. - The Sewanee volleyball team were defeated on Saturday by 21st-ranked Berry to start the second half of Southern Athletic Association play Saturday afternoon, 3-1, from The Cage Center.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: No. 21 Berry (13-2, 9-0) 3, Sewanee (15-5, 4-4) 1 (25-20, 14-25, 25-20, 25-21)
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-This match felt like a playoff atmosphere throughout, as no team had a lead of more than four, with an exception to the second set.

-After Berry took the first set with a 25-20 score, Sewanee dropped 12 kills and limited the Vikings to a -.081 attack percentage (5-8-37) as the Tigers evened the match at one set apiece with a 25-14 win.

-Berry responded with 29 kills to Sewanee's 18 in the final two sets to win 25-20, 25-21.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Lilly Reilly and Destiny Stewart each recorded double-doubles on Saturday. Reilly contributed 13 kills and 10 digs, while Stewart added 15 digs and 11 kills.

-Peyton Parent dug out 24 opposing attacks, while Sydney White added 15 digs.

-Constance Connolly assisted on 37 attacks, and she added 13 digs.

BERRY KEY STATISTICS
-Emily Hancock led all attackers with 16 kills and added 10 digs.

-Laurea Beier added 35 digs for the Vikings.

UP NEXT
Sewanee will conclude a weekend trip in Georgia with a tri-match at Oglethorpe Sunday. The Tigers will battle with the Stormy Petrels, and they will conclude the day with a contest against No. 12 Emory.

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