October 10, 2009

Generals VB Wins Fifth-Straight With 3-0 Sweep of Ferrum

DANVILLE, Va. -- The Washington and Lee volleyball team extended its season-high winning streak to five matches and completed the Averett Invitational with a sterling 4-0 record after defeating Ferrum, 3-0, on Saturday afternoon.

The Generals (10-10) won by scores of 25-16, 25-15, 25-16 in getting to the .500 mark for the first time this season.

Senior Rachael Phillips (Tampa, Fla./Tampa Prep) posted a team-high 15 kills to lead the offense. Junior Marah Schmitz (Phoenix, Md./Dulaney) chipped in seven kills and senior Kelly Harrison (Knoxville, Tenn./Webb School) added six kills.

Senior Kristi Stevens (Overland Park, Kan./Shawnee Mission South) recorded 36 assists and junior Summer Goldberg (Marietta, Ga./Woodward Academy) added 14 digs.

At the conclusion of play, junior Louise Brooks (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) and Stevens were both named to the All-Tournament team.

The Generals return to action on Tuesday when they take on Sweet Briar at 6:30 pm.

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