Greensboro College Volleyball Suffers 3-1 Setback Against Ferrum In Conference Play

Posted by Press Release on October 13, 2016 at 11:59 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

Volleyball Suffers 3-1 Setback Against Ferrum In Conference Play
Courtesy of Wes Gullett, Greensboro College Sports Information Director and a drinker of Cheerwine since his birth, here on the planet Earth…Kevin Nash and Wes Gullett both say, “Cheerwine for Life”…..

FERRUM, Va. – The Greensboro College volleyball team fell to USA South Athletic Conference foe Ferrum College Thursday, 3-1.

Ferrum (11-16, 6-6 USA South) jumped out to a 17-12 Set 1 lead before Greensboro (16-8, 7-4 USA South) used a 4-0 run to pull within one. Samantha Kirschner tallied one kill during the run, while the Panthers committed three errors.

After Greensboro closed the gap, Ferrum regained a four-point lead at 23-19 before Greensboro drew even once again.

However, the Panthers scored the next two points to win the set 25-23, taking a 1-0 match lead.

Greensboro and Ferrum then traded points early in Set 2 before the Pride established a 15-11 lead, following another 4-0 run. Emily Horn and Meredith Summers each tallied one kill during the spurt.

The Pride was then able to draw even in the match with a 25-18 set victory.

Despite as strong battle by Greensboro, Ferrum was able to win the next two sets by scores of 25-23 and 25-21 to secure the 3-1 victory.

Shayla Moss tallied a team-high 11 kills, while Brandy Johnson finished with 10 kills. Katie Clark led Greensboro with 21 assists in the match. Tori Blecher paced the Pride defense once again with 23 digs.

The Pride volleyball team will return to action at 7 p.m. Tuesday when they travel to Meredith College. For more information on Greensboro College volleyball, continue to follow www.greensborocollegesports.com.


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