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Volley Bucs are awesome in tournament opener
Friday, September 08, 2006
"Awesome," said head coach Lindsey Devine. "This is a testament to our level of confidence, that every time we step on the court we have the expectation of winning."
The Lady Bucs controlled the match from the outset, building an eight point lead in the opening game at 25-17 with the help of Jennifer Sartor's (
Game two featured more of the same, as the Lady Bucs again built an eight point lead aided by the heavy swings of Sartor and Kiselich. Senior Crystal Palmer (
The Lady Bucs trailed for much of game three, and faced two game points at 27-29 before Kiselich and Sartor struck again, each hammering home kills to even the match at 29. Consecutive attack errors from the Paladins then lifted ETSU to the sweep.
Sartor tallied a match-high 15 kills on the night, while senior Nani Emerson (
"It's great to see the tremendous hard work we've been putting in reinforced in front of our fans," said Devine. "We played with a lot of heart tonight; making the scramble plays, while still playing with confidence and calmness."
The tournament continues Saturday beginning at with