Generals Sweep Marlins, 3-0, in Volleyball

Generals Sweep Marlins, 3-0, in Volleyball

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- In its first action since seeing a 10-match winning streak come to an end, the Washington and Lee volleyball team rebounded with a 3-0 sweep of Virginia Wesleyan on Saturday afternoon at the Jane P. Batten Student Center.

W&L handed the Marlins (11-4, 4-1 ODAC) their first league loss, 25-13, 25-17, 25-13.

First-year outside hitter M.A. Boles (Houston, Texas/St. John's) led the Generals' (12-2, 4-1 ODAC) offense with a team-high 11 kills. Junior outside hitter Megan Daily (Birmingham, Ala./Mountain Brook) and sophomore right side Bailey Walker (Centennial, Colo./Regis Jesuit) both had highly efficient matches. Daily contributed 10 kills while hitting .643 and Walker added nine kills with a hitting percentage of .421.

Boles also led the W&L defense with 10 digs, while sophomore libero Cameron Hill (Tampa, Fla./H.B. Plant) chipped in eight digs and three service aces.

First-year setters Meghan Meleski (Richmond, Va./Mills Godwin) and Nikki DelZenero (Willowbrook, Ill./Hinsdale Central) split time running the offense. Meleski racked up 25 assists in the first two sets and DelZenero had 10 assists in the final set.

The Generals return to action on Wednesday when they host Sweet Briar at 6:30 pm.