Berry Volleyball Splits on Day One at Emory Invitational

Berry Volleyball Splits on Day One at Emory Invitational

By MacKenzie Tuttle, Digital Content Supervisor 

ATLANTA – The Berry College volleyball team split against Randolph-Macon and Webster in their first day of play at the Emory Invitational on Friday. The Vikings fell to Randolph-Macon 3-0 in the first match of the day, but defeated Webster 3-0 in the nightcap to round out day one play.

In Berry's contest against Randolph-Macon, the Yellow Jackets led the game in kills (41-34), assists (38-34) and digs (70-63), while both teams finished with 14 blocks. The Vikings then led the Gorlocks in match two, finishing ahead in kills (51-28), assists (47-24) and digs (73-72).

Emily Hancock stepped up in the day's second match, recording 15 kills and hitting .310 with 14 digs. She also had a strong game against Randolph-Macon, earning 11 kills and 14 digs. 

BERRY STANDOUTS:

RANDOLPH-MACON STANDOUTS:

  • Rebecca McGilvery: 11 K, 15 D, 2 A
  • Miranda Hall: 11 K, 6 D
  • Alexia Wolfe: 10 K
  • Erin Quinn: 18 A, 11 D
  • Samantha Sallade: 19 D, 4 A 

WEBSTER STANDOUTS:

  • Rachel Mencel: 5 K, 3 B
  • Hannah Rowold: 6 K, D
  • Jenna Rodriquez: 9 A, 9 D
  • Maria Soffner: 23 D, 2 K

NOTABLES:

  • Berry is now 24-5 overall on the year.
  • Randolph-Macon improves to 20-4, and Webster falls to 17-10.

UP NEXT:

  • The Vikings will take on Emory University and Washington and Lee College, as they continue play in the Emory Invitational tomorrow beginning at 12:30 p.m.