Eagles Go 1-3 at SHC/UMobile Tournament
MOBILE, Ala. - The Eagles are participating with numerous other teams at the Spring Hill College/University of Mobile Tournament on opening weekend of the season.
Friday - vs. SWU | Box Score
The Asbury Eagles volleyball team collected their first win of the season in what was the first of four games for the Eagles this weekend at the SHC/Mobile Tournament.
The Eagles took on the Southern Wesleyan Warriors in their first match, jumping out to a 2-0 (26-24, 25-22) lead before losing the third set 25-22. A marathon fourth set that went as high as 31-31, ended with a Catherine Wolter's 10th kill of the day and a 33-31 victory. Sarah Sterling led all players with 18 kills.
The Eagles will play Xavier University (La.) at 5 p.m. tonight and both Spring Hill and Mobile tomorrow.
Friday - vs. Xavier | Box Score
The Eagles (1-1) were defeated in straight sets 25-19, 28-26, and 25-20 in their second match of the day.
Sarah Sterling picked up 13 more kills during the match, second only to Taylor Ruether's 18 for the match. The team hit just .127 for the match.
Saturday - vs. Mobile | Box Score
The Eagles (1-2) traded wins through the first four sets but could not find the winning formula for the fifth and final set, dropping their opening match of the second day 3-2 (21-25, 25-21, 11-25, 25-21, 12-15).
Saturday - vs. Spring Hill | Box Score
Asbury (1-3) couldn't find a way around host Spring Hill College (3-1) in Saturday's trounament finale as they dropped the match 3-1 (18-25, 25-22, 18-25, 18-25).
Sarah Sterling continued to lead the Eagles on the attack, collecting 14 more kills. Allison Rehner led the team against Spring Hill as she knocked 16 balls past the Spring Hill defense. Senior Kelly Cole collected a game-high 21 digs in the match.
The Eagles get a few days rest after returning from Mobile as the next scheduled match will be their first at home this season on Thursday, August 29. Gametime is set for 7 p.m.
Stay tuned to AsburyEagles.com for more information on each of the Eagles games this weekend!