Volleyball Routs Millsaps in Sunday SAA Contest

Volleyball Routs Millsaps in Sunday SAA Contest

SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee volleyball team wrapped up the home schedule on Sunday afternoon with a straight-set victory over Millsaps from Juhan Gymnasium.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Sewanee (16-7, 6-5) 3, Millsaps (7-13, 2-9) 0 (25-11, 25-17, 25-13)
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-Sewanee got out to a 6-1 lead in the opening set en route to a 25-11 win, as the Tigers recorded 13 kills on a .323 attack percentage to the Majors six and a -.029 clip.

-In the second set, the visitors made it a four-point affair, 19-15 in favor or the Tigers. However, Sewanee used five kills and an Ellie Pedersen ace to take the set, 25-17.

-From there, the momentum stayed with the Purple and Gold, winning the third and final set, 25-13.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Ellie Pedersen recorded 10 kills without recording an error on 15 attempts, recording a .667 percentage.

-Destiny Stewart and Lilly Reilly each recorded 12 digs and eight kills.

-Peyton Parent dug out 11 attacks, while Constance Connolly assisted on 31 of the 39 kills.

-The Tigers finished the match with a .289 attack percentage (39-11-97).

MILLSAPS KEY STATISTICS
-Maddie Grace McCurdy and Morgan Vincent each had eight kills, while Payton Passantino posted 15 digs.

UP NEXT
Sewanee's final three matches of the regular season will be away from Juhan Gymnasium. The road swing starts on Thursday with an SAA contest against Centre.

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