Volleyball Opens Weekend with Sweep of Owls

Volleyball Opens Weekend with Sweep of Owls

COLUMBUS, Miss. - The Sewanee volleyball team earned a sweep of the Mississippi University for Women Friday night, taking down the Owls 25-12, 25-19, 25-13 from Pohl Gymnasium.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Sewanee (13-3) 3, MUW (2-15) 0 (25-12, 25-19, 25-13)
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-Sewanee held the Owls to a negative attack percentage in two of the three sets. For the match, the Tigers allowed just 17 kills from the Owls offense and a .000 attack percentage (17-17-78).

-Despite Sewanee posting a .476 attack percentage (11-1-21) in the second set, the Owls made it a contest early, evening the score at 10 at one point. However, the Tigers used a 12-3 run to secure the set.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Destiny Stewart led all attackers with a .439 attack percentage and nine kills. She also added three solo blocks, finishing with 12 points.

-Lilly Reilly and Stephanie Price each added five kills each.

-Peyton Parent recorded seven digs and five aces, while Constance Connolly added 26 assists.

MUW KEY STATISTICS
-Cicely Goldhorn posted four kills, while Kayla King and Tori Weir added three kills apiece.

-Sadie Mitchell posted nine digs for the Owls.

UP NEXT
Sewanee will next travel to Jackson for a contest with the Majors of Millsaps College Saturday.

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