Volleyball Team Wins Conference Outing Against GSC, 3-1

Volleyball Team Wins Conference Outing Against GSC, 3-1

BUCKHANNON – Head coach Nancy Wheeler's West Virginia Wesleyan volleyball team moved their Mountain East Conference record to 2-1 Tuesday night with a 3-1 victory over Glenville State at Rockefeller Center.

Wesleyan defeated Glenville State in four sets -- 25-15, 25-15, 21-25, 25-18. 

The first set was tight early on as Wesleyan held a 9-7 lead, but a kill from Hannah King led the Lady Bobcats to real off four straight points to take a commanding 13-7 lead.

Wesleyan's biggest margin in the first set was the 10-point advantage at the end.

The second set was much like the first as it was close early, with the score tied at 6-6.

An attack error by Glenville State led the way for four straight Wesleyan points and a 10-6 lead.

Wesleyan never looked back as they cruised to another 10-point win.

Glenville State rebounded with a late third set run to steal that frame.

Wesleyan lead late 18-16 but the Lady Pioneers outscored the Lady Bobcats by a 9-3 score the rest of the way for the four-point win.

Glenville State carried that momentum into the fourth set taking a 13-9 lead.

A kill by Ebonie Hicks started the rally for Wesleyan as they outscored Glenville State 16-5 the rest of the match.

King led the offense with 18 kills, followed by Emily Doyle with 10 and Hicks with nine.

They were complemented at the net by Leah Blend and Hicks with seven blocks each and Katlyn Buckland with six. 

Buckland had a strong night setting, recording 37 assists.

Hannah Bradford led the floor defense with 37 digs, followed by Buckland and Alexis McCollum with 11 each. 

Wesleyan improved to 6-10 overall.

Glenville State fell to 0-11 overall and 0-3 in the MEC. 

Wesleyan is back in action Friday hosting the West Virginia State Yellow Jackets at 7 p.m. in a conference clash.