Volleyball Defeats Centre in Four Sets

Volleyball Defeats Centre in Four Sets

DANVILLE, Ky. - The Sewanee volleyball team took down Centre on the road Thursday with a four-set victory over the Colonels, 3-1.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Sewanee (17-7, 7-5) 3, Centre (7-14, 2-10) 1 (25-15, 25-21, 17-25, 25-22)
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-The Tigers cruised to a .267 attack percentage (10-2-30) in the opening set, as the visitors won the set, 25-15.

-Sewanee held off Centre in the second set, despite having a 23-15 lead. The Colonels scored six of the last seven points to make it 24-21 in favor of the Tigers. However, Aliyah McCane secured the set with a kill.

-The third set went the way of the home team thanks to 15 kills on four errors to Sewanee's eight kills on seven errors. Centre took the set, 25-17.

-Sewanee bounced back in the fourth set, 25-22, to win the match thanks to 15 kills.

CONFERENCE HISTORY
-The Tigers have won seven conference matches, the most in the SAA-era (since 2012). Sewanee won six in its first season in the conference en route to a 6-8 mark. With one more win in their final two matches, the team will secure a better than .500 conference record for the first time since 1997.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Lilly Reilly recorded a double-double with 12 digs and 10 kills. She finished with 12 points thanks to two service aces.

-Destiny Stewart led Sewanee with 17 digs and added five kills and three total blocks.

-Peyton Parent recorded 15 digs, while Constance Connolly assisted on 38 attacks.

CENTRE KEY STATISTICS
-Perrin Long led all attackers with 11 kills, while Savanna Roper notched 10.

-Peyton Vacala recorded 34 digs, while Kylie Cochran assisted on 32 of the team's 40 kills.

UP NEXT
Sewanee continues its fall break road trip Saturday with a contest against Rhodes.

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