October 24, 2009

W&L Volleyball Flys by Eagles, 3-1

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee volleyball team continued its winning ways with a 3-1 win over Bridgewater on Saturday afternoon at the Warner Center.

The Generals moved to 16-10 overall and 7-2 in the ODAC with the 25-16, 25-20, 27-29, 25-22 win. Bridgewater fell to 9-13, 6-3 with the loss.

Senior outside hitter Rachael Phillips (Tampa, Fla./Tampa Prep) led a strong offensive showing with 16 kills as she hit .314 for the match. Sophomore middle blocker Louise Brooks (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) added 12 kills and hit .333.

First-year right side Bailey Walker (Centennial, Colo./Regis Jesuit) and sophomore outside hitter Megan Daily (Birmingham, Ala./Mountain Brook) chipped in eight kills apiece.

First-year libero Cameron Hill (Tampa, Fla./H.B. Plant) contributed a team-high 15 digs and Phillips and junior defensive specialist Jenna Finger (Homer Glen, Ill./Lockport Township) had 12 digs each. Finger also tallied four service aces.

Senior setter Kristi Stevens (Overland Park, Kan./Shawnee Mission South) had 45 assists.

The Generals return to action on Saturday at 1:30 when they take on Marietta at the Warner Center.