By Amber Winsor
LEXINGTON, Va.—In game one of the Washington and Lee tournament Averett University earned a win over the Knights in just three sets on Friday in Dormus Gym.
The Cougars (6-1) began the tournament with a strong attack taking the first two sets 25-15 and 25-19. Southern Virginia (1-6) fought back in the 3rd set, but was unable to keep a lead falling to the Cougars 25-21.
Averett's attack was led by sophomore Hannah Shields, who led all players with 22 kills.