Kevin Kim, Coord. Sports Information and Athletic Events
LOOKOUT MT., GA., -- The Berea College Volleyball team split their tri-match on the road against USA South West Division opponents Covenant College and Agnes Scott College. They lost 3-2 against Covenant College, but were able to defeat Agnes Scott College 3-0 to split the tri-match.
Covenant Escapes Berea
Preseason #1, Covenant College snapped their 3 game losing streak by defeating Berea College in 5 sets. The Mountaineers missing still missing their top attackers, were able to take Covenant College to the edge but ultimately lost in the 5th set after a valiant effort on the road. The Mountaineers were out-killed 54-51, out-assisted 49-48, and out-blocked 7-2. The Mountaineers also committed 29 errors compared to the Scots 19. The Mountaineers however out served the Scots, recording 14 aces and only 9 errors in the 5 set match.
Berea Rolls Past Agnes Scott
A rematch of a contest earlier in the season, the Mountaineers again beat the Scotties 3-0 in their matchup. In the 3-set matchup, the Scotties pushed the Mountaineers in each of the sets, with the Mountaineers winning 27-25, 25-19, and 25-21. The Mountaineers out-killed their opponents 41 to 37, out-assisted 40-37, and out-served their opponents recording 10 serve aces. However, the Scots out-blocked the Mountaineers, 6-4 and committed less attacking errors.
The Mountaineers will be back in action Saturday, October 5th in a tri-match against Piedmont College and Brevard College at home in the Seabury Center. The first game is set for 10:00 AM.