Volleyball Clinches Outright SAA Title With 3-0 Win Over Centre

Volleyball Clinches Outright SAA Title With 3-0 Win Over Centre

By MacKenzie Tuttle, Digital Content Supervisor

MOUNT BERRY, Ga. — The Berry College volleyball team improved to a perfect 13-0 in Southern Athletic Association play, defeating Centre College 3-0 on Saturday afternoon. With the win, the Vikings clinched the regular season conference title outright. 

The regular season title earns Berry hosting rights for the SAA tournament on Nov. 3-5. It will be the first time the Vikings have hosted since 2013. 

Set scores were 25-15, 25-15 and 25-20, as Berry blanked the Colonels in the outing. The Vikings also led the contest in kills (47-27), digs (61-48), assists (44-27) and blocks (7-6). Berry hit .327 overall as well, while Centre hit .081.

BERRY STANDOUTS:

  • Christina Goforth: 13 K, 12 D, A
  • Carson VanCampen: 11 K, .364 K%
  • Hannah Kate Thompson: 23 A, 10 D, K
  • Jordan Leitch: 14 A, K, D
  • Elizabeth Ragland: 19 D, 5 A

CENTRE STANDOUTS:

  • Hailey Foote: 8 K, 9 D, A
  • Bailey Vernon: 8 K, D
  • Kylie Cochran: 23 A, 6 D
  • Peyton Vacala: 12 D, 7 K, 2 A

NOTABLES:

  • With the win, Berry improves to 21-4 overall, as well as 13-0 in the SAA.
  • Sewanee falls to 10-14 and 5-8.

UP NEXT:

  • Berry will host Sewanee for their senior day matchup tomorrow at 12:00pm.