LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee volleyball team dropped a 3-2 decision to Averett University in the final match of the opening day of the W&L Invitational on Friday evening at the Warner Center.
Averett (4-3) prevailed, 25-19, 22-25, 25-23, 23-25, 15-9.
The Generals trailed 22-14 in the fourth set, before rallying to force the fifth and deciding set before falling to 1-1 on the season.
Junior outside hitter Megan Daily (Birmingham, Ala./Mountain Brook) led the Generals' offense with 17 kills, while first-year outside hitter M.A. Boles (Houston, Texas/St. John's) added 16 kills.
First-year setter Meghan Meleski (Richmond, Va./Mills Godwin) totaled 35 assists to go with 13 digs. Sophomore libero Cameron Hill (Tampa, Fla./H.B. Plant) paced W&L with 20 digs, while Boles added 19.
Senior defensive specialist Summer Goldberg (Marietta, Ga./Woodward Academy) chipped in 10 digs and three service aces.
Washington and Lee continues play in the W&L Invitational on Saturday when it takes on Southern Virginia at 10:00 am. Click here for all the Day One results and the schedule for Day Two.