September 24, 2010

Panthers defeat Xavier, Loyola on day one of BSC Fall Classic

BSC vs. Xavier | BSC vs. Loyola

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. –
The Birmingham-Southern volleyball team moved to 13-2 on the season with two more wins, Friday, defeating Xavier University of Louisiana and Loyola University New Orleans, both 3-0, on day one of the BSC Fall Classic.

Freshman Alex Bothe led BSC in both matches, recording nine kills against Xavier and 13 against Loyola. She also had a double-double against Loyola with 12 digs, as did senior Christine Denning with 31 assists and 11 digs.

Denning also led with 24 assists against Xavier, while sophomore Lauren Reibe contributed 10 assists, and senior Jennifer McKannan led with 13 digs against Xavier and 21 against Loyola.

Junior Hope Harris also recorded 10 kills against Loyola, and sophomore Presley Dickson had 12 digs. Sophomore Alexis Pappas led with four blocks against Loyola, and junior Alaina Smith led with five blocks against Xavier.

Action continues tomorrow in the Fall Classic with BSC taking on Dillard University at 12:30 p.m. and Faulkner University at 6:30 p.m. in Bill Battle Coliseum.

Click here for complete results from today.