Volleyball Sweeps Chattanooga 3-0
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Kym Coley posted 14 kills, while Meredith Paskert and Nicole Jeschelnik each had 10 to lead Georgia Southern to a 3-0 (25-14, 26-24, 25-23) Southern Conference volleyball victory over Chattanooga Sunday afternoon.
The victory was the sixth in a row for the Eagles (18-6, 9-1 SoCon) and the 100th for head coach Chad Callihan in his five-year tenure at Georgia Southern.
Coley (right) connected on her 14 kills in just 21 swings, for a .667 hitting percentage, and added three blocks. Jeschelnik recorded 16 digs, and Paskert finished with seven. Crysten Curry tallied eight kills and three blocks, and Kate Van Dyke finished with 37 assists, nine digs, six kills and three blocks.
“Kym had a particularly strong afternoon for us and really helped carry the load offensively,” said Callihan. “I thought we did a good job of staying composed against a feisty Chattanooga squad.”
Briana Reid led Chattanooga (10-14, 4-5 SoCon) with 13 kills to go along with seven digs, and Bridget Camacho posted 31 assists and six digs.
After hitting .324 and holding the Mocs to just seven kills in 31 swings en route to a 25-14 win in the first set, the Eagles had to grind out the second and third games. With the score tied 24-24 in set three, Reid committed a hitting error and Moriah Bellissimo got a kill for the Eagles to open a 2-0 lead in the match.
The Mocs rallied from a 20-16 deficit in the fourth set to tie the score at 23-23 on a Kasey Talley kill. Curry answered with a kill for GSU, and Reid had an attack error to finish the match.
The Eagles stay on the road for two South Division matches at College of Charleston and The Citadel next weekend.
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- Category: Volleyball
- Published on Sunday, 21 October 2012 19:36