October 17, 2009

W&L Volleyball Runs Win Streak to Nine, Sweeps Roanoke, 3-0

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee volleyball team continued its winning ways by posting its ninth-straight win with a 3-0 sweep of Roanoke on Saturday afternoon at the Warner Center.

W&L (14-10) defeated the Maroons (12-14) for the second time in eight days, 25-15, 25-23, 25-14.

Senior outside hitter Rachael Philips (Tampa, Fla./Tampa Prep) paced the offense with 13 kills while hitting .433 and junior middle blocker Louise Brooks (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) added nine kills and hit .500 for the match.

Senior setter Kristi Stevens (Overland Park, Kan./Shawnee Mission South) led the team with 28 assists and 14 digs. First-year libero Cameron Hill (Tampa, Fla./H.B. Plant) added 11 digs and a pair of service aces.

The Generals return to action on Tuesday when they travel to Mary Baldwin for a 6:30 pm match.

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