DAYTON, TN - The Montreat College volleyball team dropped a pair of matches in Appalachian Athletic Conference action on Saturday.
In the morning match against Bryan, the Lions took control early and cruised to a three-set victory (25-11, 25-19, 25-14). Megan Condon (FR/Walnut Cove, NC) led the team with 13 assists while Bella Huerta (FR/Burlington, NC) added 12 assists. Kendra Johnson (JR/Ararat, NC) had 12 digs and Elizabeth Fowler and Emily Howard (SR/Olin, NC) contributed six kills apiece.
In the afternoon matchup against Tennessee-Wesleyan, the Cavaliers dropped the first set 25-19 but came back in the second set to lead by as many as eight points in a 25-19 set win. The Bulldogs bounced back to take the third set 25-21 and push the Cavaliers to the brink. In the fourth set, the Cavaliers survived three match points to take the frame 26-24. In the deciding fifth set, Tennessee-Wesleyan got out ahead early and sealed the victory with a 15-9 set win.
On Tuesday, October 18th at 6pm, the Cavaliers (8-16, 7-8 AAC) will host St. Andrews University in their annual Dig For a Cure Night.
GREENVILLE, SC - The Montreat College volleyball team picked up a big non-conference road win on Thursday, defeating Bob Jones University in three sets (25-21, 25-19, 25-16).
The Cavaliers (8-14, 7-6 AAC) controlled the match from the outset in their final non-conference affair of the season. The team will travel to Dayton, TN this weekend for a set of matches against Bryan College and Tenessee-Wesleyan University.
LAGRANGE, GA - The Montreat College women's golf team took part in the 2016 Appalachian Athletic Conference Fall Championships at Highland Country Club October 10th & 11th. The Cavaliers finished the tournament with a team score 792 to place 11th as a team.
Sara Gwillim (FR/Bethalto, IL) saw herself in a tie for 8th place after shooting an 82 on day one and came back to finish in a tie for 27th overall with a two-day score of 175. Emily McFarland (SO/McLeansville, NC) finished in a tie for 46th with a score of 194. Morgan Byles (FR/Connelly Springs, NC) finished in 58th place with a score of 211 while teammate Samantha Telsrow (SO/Belmont, NC) was right behind in 59th place with a score of 212. Adison Collins (FR/Faith, NC) wrapped up the scoring for the Cavaliers, placing 64th with a score of 237.
The Cavaliers will wrap up their fall season at the St. Andrews Invitational October 24th & 25th.