MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Sewanee volleyball picked up two wins to conclude the Rhodes Invitational on Saturday, sweeping Huntingdon and Rust.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score, Match 1: Sewanee 3, Rust (0-4) 0
Final Score, Match 2: Sewanee (3-1) 3, Huntingdon (2-2) 0 (25-10, 25-17, 25-22)
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HOW IT HAPPENED, RUST
-Due to Rust not arriving at the venue until 20 minutes after the match started, they were forced to forfeit the first two sets.
-The teams did play the third set, however, and the Tigers defeated the Bearcats, 25-12.
HOW IT HAPPENED, HUNTINGDON
-The final match of the weekend went more smoothly, as the Tigers played the Hawks of Huntingdon College and swept the match in three sets.
-The Tigers tallied a .407 attack percentage with 15 kills and only four errors.
-In the third set, despite going up 7-3, Sewanee saw Huntingdon rally to even the score at eight. From there, the teams went back-and-forth, but it was the Tigers who secured the match.
SEWANEE KEY STATS
-Destiny Stewart led the Tigers with 12 kills and 11 digs against Huntingdon. The sophomore finished with an attack percentage of .409 with three errors committed.
-Sydney White finished the day with 12 kills, 11 coming against Huntingdon.
HUNTINGDON KEY STATS
-Amy Tyma finished the contest with eight kills and digs each to lead the Hawks.
The Tigers open the home schedule against Covenant Tuesday at 6 p.m.