September 18, 2010

Knights Go 1-1 Against Lynchburg & Rutgers-Camden

LYNCHBURG, Va. After a solid week, the Southern Virginia volleyball team was able to cap off the week with a 1-1 record at the Lynchburg Tri-Match. In game one of the tri-match for the Knights, the visitors squared off with the hosts. Facing Lynchburg, SVU could not continue the winning ways of the week, as they fell 0-3 to LC. Bryndy Anderson and Brynn McGinn led the way for the Knights as they both recorded 6-kills apiece.

Constantly on defense, the Knights recoded 47-digs for the match, and also tacked on 12-blocks. Ali Krebs paced the team with 14-digs, but the visitors were playing too much defense, and the hornets took advantage of it, as they never let SVU up for points to keep in the match. The loss pushed SVU to a 4-8 record.

A quick turn around was needed, as the team had to face off against Rutgers-Camden, in the final match of the day. SVU was able to steal momentum early as they recorded a 25-14 win. McGinn dominated for the Knights by recording 6-kills in the set, while finishing with 12-kills for the match. Nicole Gwynn was putting the Knights' hitters in to strong positions, and finished with 35-assists for the four sets.

Rutgers-Camden got back in the match with a 25-22 win, but SVU slammed the door in the final two sets for the win. Southern Virginia knocked out two wins, 25-17 & 25-14. The team ended with 35-kills, and a .315 hitting percentage.

The win pushed the Kights to a 5-8 record on the season. SVU will be back in action Sep. 21 when they host Hollins. The game will start at 6:30 pm, in Knight Arena.