Volleyball Takes Revenge on CCU
WILMORE, Ky. – Asbury volleyball extracted revenge on Tuesday night, defeating Cincinnati Christian in three sets (25-15, 25-13, 25-21). The Eagles had lost to CCU for the first time since 1997 earlier in the season in Cincinnati.
The Eagles (19-9) improved to 15-3 in three set matches in a match that will not count in the KIAC standings. The offensive came alive on this night, hitting .364 with 45 kills and only nine errors. In the previous match against CCU (12-7) the Eagles hit only .156.
Right side hitters Alyssa Downs and Catherine Wolter were nearly perfect on the night. Downs led the team with 11 kills and hit .750 for the match. Wolter added 10 kills and hit .450. They accounted for 21 kills and one error on 35 attacks. Sarah Sterling added nine kills and no errors on 20 attacks and also added three block assists.
Mackenzie Burke started the offense with 23 assists and Jessie Bartlow added 17. Kelly Cole led the defense with 23 digs. The Eagles had six service aces by five different players.
Asbury will host their final tri-match of the season on Saturday. Bethel (Tenn.) and Kentucky State will join the Eagles with the first match at 12 pm.