October 05, 20181st2nd3rdFinal
.018Hitting Pct..206
113Total Attacks97
Alex Holland - 9
KillsLeah Clayton - 10
Lorissa King - 16
AssistsAlyssa Kvarta - 26
Catie Cronister - 3
AcesAlyssa Kvarta - 4
Taylor Gill - 13
DigsMarija Popovic - 16
Colleen Reilly - 4
Alex Holland - 4
BlocksLeah Clayton - 3
Braedyn Tutton - 3
ETSU rolls past Wofford for third consecutive sweep
ETSU rolls past Wofford for third consecutive sweep
Friday, October 5, 2018

The Bucs improve to 4-1 in the SoCon

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 5, 2018) – The Bucs (15-4, 4-1 SoCon) earned their third consecutive sweep 3-0 (25-18, 25-14, 25-22) with a win over the Wofford Terriers (9-9, 2-3 SoCon) on Friday night inside Brooks Gym. This is ETSU’s tenth 3-0 win of the season.

Inside the Numbers:

  • ETSU out-blocked the Terriers 6-4 and held them to a .018 hitting percentage.
  • Leah Clayton (Danville, Va.) led the Bucs with 10 kills, eight digs, and two solo blocks.
  • AJ Lux (Shelbyville, Ind.) finished with seven kills, while Braedyn Tutton (Courtice, Ontario) had six kills, a .333 hitting percentage and three blocks.
  • Kaela Massey (Brentwood, Tenn.) recorded four kills to finish with a .308 hitting percentage and had 10 digs.
  • Alyssa Kvarta (Crown Point, Ind.) had 26 assists, seven digs, and four service aces.
  • Marija Popovic (Belgrade, Serbia) recorded 16 digs and Hailey Aguilar (Chicago, Ill.) recorded eight digs.

Set 1: Kvarta started things off on a high note with a service ace to give the Bucs the first point of the match. Wofford was able to tie the set at seven after a block. From there the Bucs would build, as Lux was strong, finishing with four kills. Tutton and Clayton also provided kills. Lux and McPartland blocked the Terriers at 18-15 forcing the Terriers to call timeout. A 4-0 run put the Bucs ahead 21-16, but the Terriers got back-to-back points. Tutton and Massey’s block gave the Bucs set point and ETSU would win the set 25-18.

Set 2: Kvarta once again gave the Bucs the first point of the set after her kill. The beginning was back and forth before Kvarta’s serves helped ETSU go on a 9-0 run to eventually take a ten-point lead. Clayton, McPartland, and Tutton provided kills. The Bucs continued to control their lead and Tutton would end the set 25-14 with a kill.

Set 3: Wofford took the lead in the third set, but the Bucs would fight back. Both team battled as there were 10 different ties. After a block by Tutton and Clayton, ETSU was able to go on a 4-0 run off of Massey’s serves to take a 19-16 lead. The Terriers were able to tie it at 21 and take a lead, but Lux would give ETSU a kill to tie it once again at 22. Back-to-back attack errors by Wofford helped ETSU reach match point and Lux would end it with a kill 25-22.

Up Next: ETSU continues their home stand when they host the Furman Paladins tomorrow, Oct. 6 at 8:00 p.m. inside Brooks Gym

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