September 22, 2009

W&L Volleyball Defeats Eastern Mennonite, 3-0

HARRISONBURG, Va. -- The Washington and Lee volleyball team improved to 2-1 in conference play with a 3-0 win over Eastern Mennonite on Tuesday evening.

W&L (3-5, 2-1 ODAC) won its second-straight conference tilt with a 25-22, 25-22, 25-14, sweep of the Royals (7-6, 2-1).

Senior right side Kelly Harrison (Knoxville, Tenn./Webb School) led a balanced offensive attack for the Generals with 10 kills. Junior middle blocker Louise Brooks (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) added seven kills, junior outside hitter Marah Schmitz (Phoenix, Md./Dulaney) had six kills and sophomore middle blocker Lindsey Dee (Tallahassee, Fla./Maclay School) chipped in five kills.

First-year libero Cameron Hill (Tampa, Fla./H.B. Plant) led W&L with 13 digs and senior setter Megan Steinhardt had 27 assists.

For the match, the Generals hit .333 as a team, while limiting EMU to a hitting percentage of .000.

W&L returns to action on Friday, when it takes on Shorter at 2:00 pm in the opening match of the Emory Tournament.

--GENERALS--