Sep 09, 2011
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee volleyball defeated Elizabethtown, 3-0, on Friday evening as both teams wrapped up the first day of play in the W&L Invitational.
W&L cruised to the 3-0 sweep with set wins of 25-16, 25-16 and 25-11. The 3-0 sweep was the Generals' fifth of the season as W&L improved to 6-0 on the year. Elizabethtown slipped to 0-4 on the year.
Sophomore outside hitter M.A. Boles (Houston, Texas/St. John's) led the Generals' charge, notching a match-high 15 kills and hitting .500. Senior middle blocker Lindsey Dee (Tallahassee, Fla./Maclay School) chipped in eight kills on just 10 swings for a .700 hitting percentage and as a team W&L hit a hefty .419.
Junior libero Cameron Hill (Tampa, Fla./H.B. Plant) paced the General defense with 14 digs and moved into sixth place all-time at W&L with 1,127 career digs.
Sophomore setter Meghan Meleski (Richmond, Va./Mills Godwin) ran the W&L offense to the tune of 31 assists, while also adding four service aces. First-year defensive specialist Kelly McManus (Osprey, Fla./Pine View) and senior defensive specialist Megan Tomlinson (Petersburg, Pa./Huntington) each had four aces as the Generals racked up 16 as a team.
Holly Bubb, who netted seven kills, led the Blue Jays. Caroline Lukiewski had 20 assists and a pair of service aces, while Andrea Weaver had a team-high seven digs.
The Generals open day two of their own tournament with a 10:30 matchup against Southern Virginia on Saturday morning.