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Lady Scots remain unbeaten in GSAC play

MARYVILLE -- With Homecoming in the air at Maryville College, the Lady Scots volleyball team managed to remain unbeaten in the Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC). With a 25-12, 25-6, and 25-14 victory over the LaGrange Panthers, followed by a 25-7, 25-13, and 25-10 victory over the Spelman Jaguars, the Lady Scots move their record to 8-0 in the GSAC.

Kristen Findley led the way, amassing 17 kills on the night. With those kills, Findley surpasses the 350 kill mark, extending her kill lead in the GSAC. Findley now stands with 353 kills on the 2011 season, while accumulating 16 double-doubles on the season.

Against LaGrange, Maryville divided 32 kills between eight players, with Findley leading the way. Findley finished the evening with 10 kills, while Kara Strickland added eight. Terri Lind managed 20 assists and two service aces. Katherine Nadler added 12 digs, as Jillian Galewski posted three blocks with Casey Merrill's two. However, it wasn't their offense that stole the show. The defense kicked in as well.

Holding the Panthers to only 18 kills on a negative .07 percent kill rate, the Scots claimed the victory with ease. Beginning the second and third sets with 6-0 runs, the Scots proved they are a force in the GSAC. Katie Covington and Nicole Wilson led the Panthers with six kills each as Erin McKinstry deposited 14 of the team's 15 assists.

During the Spelman match, Maryville proved their dominance, blasting through the three sets with ease. Maryville used a 37 kill attack, dispersing the kills between 10 different players. Findley finished with seven kills on eight attempts for a .875 kill percentage. Strickland added six kills of her own, while Kristy Newman, Doniqua Flack , and Merrill each used five kills.

Lind amassed 22 assists, while Morgan Hall dished out five. Kristen Sharp added five service aces in an offensive attack, while Lauren Bonee grabbed four. Sharp also added with nine digs, while Mallory Bonee finished with seven.

Tonya Nelso led the Jaguars with five kills of the team's 13, while Erika McGriff deposited 11 of the teams 12 assists.

Maryville will return to action on Thursday, October 27 at 6:00 p.m. when they take on Carson Newman on Randy Lambert Court.

Source: Maryville College Athletics Department

Published October 22, 2011


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