October 17, 2009

W&L Volleyball Outlasts CNU, 3-2

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee volleyball team avenged an early season loss with a 3-2 win over Christopher Newport on Saturday afternoon at the Warner Center.

W&L (13-10) outlasted the Captains (22-5), 14-25, 25-16, 21-215, 25-20, 15-11, to avenge 3-0 loss suffered in the Generals’ first match of the season.

Junior middle blocker Louise Brooks (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) led the offense with 20 kills, senior outside hitter Rachael Phillips (Tampa, Fla./Tampa Prep) posted 16 kills and sophomore outside hitter Megan Daily (Birmingham, Ala./Mountain Brook) added 11 kills.

Senior setter Kristi Stevens (Overland Park, Kan./Shawnee Mission South) registered 40 assists and tied for the team lead with 13 digs. Phillips and junior defensive specialist Jenna Finger (Homer Glen, Ill./Lockport Township) notched 13 digs apiece.

Brooks added six blocks and Finger chipped in 12 assists.

The Generals return to action on Saturday at 3:00 pm when they host Roanoke for a non-conference match.

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