MONTREAT, NC - The Montreat College volleyball team picked up a big win on Tuesday night, knocking off Appalachian Athletic Conference rival St. Andrews in straight sets (25-21, 25-17, 25-15).
Anyla Kryeziu (JR/Prishtina, Kosovo) had a strong match for the Cavaliers (10-16, 8-8 AAC) as they reached double-digit wins on the season and moved into a tie for 4th place in the AAC. The junior collected 9 kills and came through with three blocks and a 0.304 hitting percentage. Emily Howard (SR/Olin, NC) had 8 kills and a 0.333 hitting pecentage. Bella Huerta (FR/Burlington, NC) had 20 assists while fellow freshman Megan Condon (FR/Walnut Cove, NC) added 15 assists. Kendra Johnson (JR/Ararat, NC) led all players with 18 digs while Sara Rawls (SR/Brantford, Ontario) had 11 digs of her own.
The Cavaliers will be back at home on Saturday, October 22nd at 11am when they welcome Bluefield College to McAlister Gym.
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.