October 7, 2009

W&L Volleyball Hands Lynchburg 3-2 Defeat

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee volleyball team survived a scare from visiting Lynchburg before ultimately defeating the Hornets, 3-2, on Wednesday evening at the Warner Center.

Set scores for the match were 21-25, 25-21, 27-25, 23-25, 15-10 as W&L improved to 6-10 on the season and 4-2 in the ODAC. For LC, it was its first league-loss this season and dropped them to 12-6 overall and 5-1 in the conference.

Junior middle blocker Louise Brooks (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) was one of three Generals with double-digit totals in kills as she posted 13. Sophomore middle blocker Lindsey Dee (Tallahassee, Fla./Maclay School) also notched 13 kills, while junior outside hitter Marah Schmitz (Phoenix, Md./Dulaney) chipped in 12 kills.

First-year libero Cameron Hill (Tampa, Fla./Tampa Prep) led the way with 20 digs. Megan Daily (Birmingham, Ala./Mountain Brook) had 13 digs to go with eight kills and junior defensive specialist Summer Goldberg (Marietta, Ga./Woodward Academy) posted 12 digs.

Senior setter Kristi Stevens (Overland Park, Kan./Shawnee Mission South) contributed a season-high 42 assists.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Friday when it takes on Greensboro at 5:00 pm as part of the Averett Invitational.