October 24, 2009

W&L Volleyball Wins 12th-Straight, 3-1 over Marietta

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee volleyball team improved to 17-10 overall with its 12th-straight win, 3-1 over Marietta on Saturday afternoon at the Warner Center.

W&L (17-10, 7-2 ODAC) won, 25-23, 25-16, 30-28, 25-21 and has not dropped a match since a 3-0 loss to Mary Washington on October 3.

Senior outside hitter Rachael Phillips (Tampa, Fla./Tampa Prep) was one of three Generals to reach double-digits in kills as she tallied a team-high 19 kills. Junior middle blocker Louise Brooks (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) notched 11 kills and sophomore outside hitter Megan Daily (Birmingham, Ala./Mountain Brook) chipped in 10 kills. Phillips hit .421 for the match while Brooks came in at .333.

Senior setter Megan Steinhardt (Cedar Park, Texas/Cedar Park) recorded 48 assists and first-year libero Cameron Hill (Tampa, Fla./H.B. Plant) notched a team-high 19 digs.

W&L returns to the court on Wednesday when it hosts Roanoke for senior night. Match time is set for 6:30 pm.

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