GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Washington and Lee volleyball team overcame a 1-0 deficit to record a 3-1 victory over Guilford College in both teams' ODAC-openers on Tuesday evening at the Ragan-Brown Fieldhouse.
The Quakers (6-5, 0-1) took the opening set, 25-16, before the Generals (4-1, 1-0) rallied to win the final three sets, 25-18, 25-23, 25-13. W&L used an 18-4 scoring run to erase a 9-7 deficit and pull away for the fourth-set win.
W&L first-year outside hitter M.A. Boles (Houston, Texas/St.John's) led all players with 17 kills. Senior middle blocker Louise Brooks (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) chipped in 10 kills for the Generals and junior middle blocker Lindsey Dee (Tallahassee, Fla./Maclay School) and sophomore right side Bailey Walker (Centennial, Colo./Regis Jesuit) added eight apiece.
Sophomore libero Cameron Hill (Tampa, Fla./H.B. Plant) led W&L with 24 digs, while Boles added 19 and first-year setter Nikki DelZenero (Willowbrook, Ill./Hinsdale Central) paced the Generals with 36 assists.
The Generals return to action on Friday when they take part in day one of the Bridgewater College Invitational. W&L will take on the host Eagles at 6:00 pm.