Volleyball wins Maryville Invitational

Volleyball wins Maryville Invitational

MARYVILLE, Tenn.—With two 3-0 wins today, the Birmingham-Southern volleyball team won the 2015 Maryville Invitational. The Panthers defeated Lynchburg and the host Scots after defeating Washington and Lee University yesterday.

BSC now stands at 3-1 on the season.

HOW IT HAPPENED VS. LYNCHBURG

  • BSC never trailed until the third set, winning sets one and two by the scores of 25-15, 25-18.
  • In the third set, the Hornets's largest lead was 15-12, after which the Panthers scored four straight to pull back ahead, eventually winning 25-21.

STAT LEADERS VS. LYNCHBURG

HOW IT HAPPENED VS. MARYVILLE

  • The Panthers again had little trouble in sets one and two, winning 25-12, 25-10.
  • The Scots came out fighting in the third set, scoring eight straight points after BSC's 1-0 lead to pull ahead 8-1.
  • With Maryville leading 12-5, BSC put together a 10-2 run to pull ahead 15-14.
  • The Scots made it to match point, 24-20, but BSC rallied with six straight points to win, 26-24.

STAT LEADERS VS. MARYVILLE

  • Salter led again with a match-high 13 kills, followed closely by junior Laura Van Peursem with 11 kills and a .600 attack percentage.
  • McCormack dished out a match-high 34 assists.
  • Ward recorded a match-high 10 digs.
  • Hyde led at the net again with three blocks.

UP NEXT

  • BSC travels to Atlanta next weekend for the Emory Invitational, where the Panthers will face Susquehanna and Johns Hopkins on Friday, and Piedmont and Lakeland on Saturday.