W&L Volleyball Slips by Southern Virginia, 3-2

W&L Volleyball Slips by Southern Virginia, 3-2

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee volleyball team secured its first win of the season with a 3-2 triumph over Southern Virginia on day two of the W&L Invitational on Saturday morning.

The Generals eked out the five-set win by scores of 25-14, 19-25, 25-22, 21-25, 20-18 to move to 1-2 on the season. SVU falls to 5-8 with the loss.

W&L was led offensively by junior middle blocker Louise Brooks (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr), who totaled 20 kills and sophomore middle blocker Lindsey Dee (Tallahassee, Fla./Maclay School), who added 10 kills.

Senior outside hitter Rachael Phillips (Tampa, Fla./Tampa Prep) chipped in nine kills and 20 digs, while first-year libero Cameron Hill (Tampa, Fla./H.B. Plant) notched 18 digs. Senior setter Megan Steinhardt (Cedar Park, Texas/Cedar Park) paced the Generals with a season-high 46 assists.

The Generals will wrap up play in the W&L Invitational when they take on No. 1 Emory at 3:30 on Saturday.