BUCKHANNON – The West Virginia Wesleyan volleyball team suffered a tough defeat at the hands of the University of Charleston Eagles here tonight in Rockefeller Center in a Mountain East Conference outing.
Wesleyan dropped a 3-0 decision – 25-18, 25-13 and 25-21.
After dropping the first two sets, Wesleyan took an early 6-5 lead against Charleston in the third set.
Charleston outscored Wesleyan by a 12-7 margin to take a 17-13 lead, but Wesleyan took five of the next seven points to close the gap to 19-18.
They couldn't get any closer though as Charleston closed out the third set on a 6-3 run.
The loss dropped Wesleyan to 5-8 overall and 0-2 in the MEC.
They will return to action this Friday when they host West Virginia State at 7 p.m.