NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The Washington and Lee volleyball team fell, 3-0, to No. 6 Christopher Newport on Friday afternoon on day one of the CNU Invitational.
The Captains defeated W&L 25-12, 25-18, 25-19 to improve to 20-1 on the season, while the Generals slipped to 13-3.
Sophomore right side Bailey Walker (Centennial, Colo./Regis Jesuit) and first-year outside hitter M.A. Boles (Houston, Texas/St. John's) led the Generals with six kills apiece as CNU limited W&L to a .026 hitting percentage. Senior middle blocker Louise Brooks (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) and junior middle blocker Lindsey Dee (Tallahassee, Fla./Maclay School) notched five kills apiece.
Junior defensive specialist Megan Tomlinson (Petersburg, Pa./Huntingdon Area) paced the Generals with 13 digs and senior defensive specialist Jenna Finger (Homer Glen, Ill./Lockport Township) chipped in 10 digs.
First-year setter Meghan Meleski (Richmond, Va./Mills Godwin) posted a team-high 18 assists.
W&L returns to action on day one of the CNU Invitational when it takes on Haverford at 6:00 pm.