Knights Sweep Wildcats 3-0

Knights Sweep Wildcats 3-0

BUENA VISTA, Va. — The Southern Virginia University women's volleyball team extended its current win streak to four games after Wednesday night's sweep of the Wildcats 3-0.

This is the second four game win streak of the season for the Knights (9-3, 1-0) in only 12 games.

"We always enjoy playing at home and can feed off the crowd throughout tough areas in each set," said Head Coach Debby Baker. "I thought that Allison Tiegs had a phenomenal night and am excited for her. I was glad we were able to get everyone an opportunity on the floor tonight and pick up the win."

The Knights built as high as a nine-point lead in the first set and the Wildcats (4-9, 0-1) were unsuccessful in shrinking the deficit, losing 25-17.

In set two and three, the Knights' worst enemy was their own errors and mistakes. The team was still had just enough to avoid defeat in both sets winning the second set 25-23, and the third 29-27.

Senior Allison Tiegs led the Knights in kill percentage, hitting an impressive .348, and added nine kills and three digs. Mykynli Knight played a solid game, anchoring the back row with 20 digs, and three assists and teammate LaRee Crocket collected three kills, 29 assists and 10 digs. CAC Player of the Week Hailey Lohnes led all players in kills with 10.

The Knights will start back up conference play on the road Saturday, Sept. 29 where they will face Mary Washington at 2:00 p.m. ET.