GC Volleyball Comes Up Short at William Peace

Posted by Press Release on October 15, 2014 at 3:33 am under College | Comments are off for this article

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Greensboro College Pride volleyball team returned to action on the road onTuesday night at William Peace University. The Pride fell to the Pacers by a 3-1 score in the contest.

The Pacers were able to win the first set of the match by a 25-18 score to take a 1-0 lead in the match.

In the second set of play, the Pacers jumped out to an early 11-7 lead but Greensboro was able to use a three point run to pull within 11-10. Once Greensboro pulled to within one point in the set, the two teams traded points back and forth before Greensboro took their first lead of the set at 16-14. However, the Pacers were able to come back to take a 2-0 lead in the match by winning the second set 25-19.

After falling behind 2-0 in the match, Greensboro College came storming back to take the third set of the match 25-18. In the set, Greensboro College was able to pull together two long runs of points to pull away with the win.

Going into the fourth set of play, the Pride had the momentum on their side by could not pull out the set falling 27-25 and the match 3-1.

Liz Widenhouse led the way for the Pride with 19 kills on the day. Dallas Hasty and Shayla Moss also contributed nine kills. Darrian Bolt passed for 20 assists while Bari Tressler was not far behind passing for 18.

With the loss, the Pride’s overall record falls to 14-11 overall and 6-7 in USA South Athletic Conference play. The Greensboro College volleyball team will return to action on Thursday night at 7:00 PM against Ferrum in Ferrum, Virginia.


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