Volleyball - Tue, Oct. 1, 2013
Georgetown College volleyball continued its straight set wins and pulls another victory closer to the programs 1,100. The No. 18 Tigers (16-4, 7-1) had to battle a bit in the second and third sets to put University of the Cumberlands (10-5, 4-4) away 25-13, 25-22, 25-13.
Allyson Wilbourn led the way with 10 kills on 19 swings with just one error for .474. As a team the Tigers hit .333 and Caraline Maher added nine kills on 19 swings with two errors.
Lindsey Martindale had 25 assists, while Stephanie Gurren added 16.
The Tigers roared out to a solid first set win, but needed to rally after the Patriots opened up a 3-1 lead in set two. Georgetown eventually gained controlled, but could never fully pull away in the closest set all match.
Cumberlands continued to fight early in the third, but the Tigers eventually found the power to pull away for the same score as set three.
Morgan Schlatter led all hitters with 12 kills, but needed 33 swings and had six errors for UC. The Patriots finished with a .060 attacking percentage.
Kristen Schellhaas made it hard on the UC offense, leading the match with 19 digs in the libero spot. Martindale added nine and Lauren Schneidtmiller seven. The sophomore also had seven kills.
Georgetown returns to action 7 pm Wednesday hosting Cumberland University.