Volleyball Downs No. 7 UMW and Randolph-Macon on Friday

Volleyball Downs No. 7 UMW and Randolph-Macon on Friday

By MacKenzie Tuttle, Digital Content Supervisor

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Extending their win streak to three straight matches, the Berry College volleyball team defeated both Randolph-Macon and No. 7 ranked University of Mary Washington University on Friday night to open up play in the UMW Invitational.

The Vikings defeated Randolph-Macon 3-1, falling behind 19-25 in the first set before coming back to win the last three, 25-22, 25-14 and 25-14. Berry then swept Mary Washington 25-19, 25-23 and 25-23 in straight sets to round out the nightcap with a victory. In the wins, Berry collected 93 kills to opponents' 83. 

BERRY STATISTICAL STANDOUTS:

RANDOLPH-MACON STATISTICAL STANDOUTS:

  • Miranda Hall: 12 K, 6 D
  • Mariah Clark: 11 K, 3 D, 2 BLK
  • Morgan Seal: 11 K
  • Erin Quinn: 21 A, 14 D
  • Samantha Sallade: 27 D, 5 A 

MARY WASHINGTON STATISTICAL STANDOUTS:

  • Leslie Walters: 11 K, 3 D, 3 BLK
  • Peyton Dunow: 9 K, 10 D
  • Wren Berry: 32 A, 6 D
  • Jenna Yost: 13 D

NOTABLES:

  • The Vikings collected 23 blocks on the night, including 15 against Randolph-Macon, putting that at No. 4 in the Berry record book for team blocks (4 sets)
  • With the wins, Berry improves to 4-2 overall on the year.
  • Randolph-Macon falls to 4-1, and Mary Washington moves to 4-3 on the season.

UP NEXT:

The Vikings will continue play at the UMW Invitational tomorrow, with matches against Susquehanna and Johns Hopkins. Set one against Susquehanna begins at 2:00 p.m. in Fredericksburg, Va.

 

 

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