By MacKenzie Tuttle, Digital Content Supervisor
MOUNT BERRY, Ga. - The Berry College volleyball team defeated Covenant College and Maryville College in straight sets on Saturday afternoon to round out their invitational play.
The Vikings improved to 4-0 on the year, finishing the invitational undefeated and claiming the tournament title.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- The Vikings defeated the Covenant Scots to start the day (25-22, 25-16, 25-22).
- Berry finished the day with wins against Maryville (25-20, 25-18, 25-16).
- As a team, the Vikings finished the day with 81 kills, 76 assists and 100 digs
BERRY STATISTICAL STANDOUTS
- Jessica Gum: 20 kills, 2 digs, 2 blocks
- Christina Goforth: 14 kills, 1 assist, 9 digs
- Hannah Kate Thompson: 55 assists, 6 digs, 3 kills
- Katie Truluck: 38 digs
- Emily Hancock: 7 kills, 12 digs
COVENANT STATISTICAL STANDOUTS
- Schuyler Moore: 11 kills, 12 digs
- Mariah Corney: 9 kills, 12 digs
- Olivia Becker: 27 assists
MARYVILLE STATISTICAL STANDOUTS
- Allison Botts: 6 kills, 6 digs
- Taylor Youell: 12 assists, 2 digs
- Kaitlyn Flickinger: 10 digs
- The Vikings hit .233 against Covenant and .184 against Maryville.
- Berry also added 6 blocks in the wins.
ALL TOURNAMENT TEAM
- Julia Vineyard (RS) Maryville
- Ashley Zamjahn (L) Millsaps
- Schuyler Moore (S) Covenant
- Mackenzie Shand (MB) Washington & Lee
- Meg Guignon (OH) Washington & Lee
- Christina Goforth (OH) Berry
- Jessica Gum (MB) Berry
- Katie Truluck (L) Berry - Tournament MVP
Berry will play Denison College in their next match on Friday, Sept. 9. Game one begins at 5:30 p.m. at Case Western Reserve.