W&L Volleyball Opens 2016 Season with 3-0 Win over Maryville

W&L Volleyball Opens 2016 Season with 3-0 Win over Maryville

MOUNT BERRY, Ga. — Led by sophomore outside hitter Elly Cosgrove (Wilmington, N.C./John T. Hoggard) and senior middle blocker Mackenzie Shand (Saline, Mich./Saline), the Washington and Lee volleyball team swept Maryville, 3-0, to open the 2016 season on Friday at the Berry Invitational.

The Generals (1-0) made quick work of the Scots (0-1) in the first two sets, 25-17 and 25-11. W&L ended the contest by taking the third, 25-21.

Cosgrove tallied a double-double with 12 kills and 10 digs to go with three aces. Shand registered a .625 hitting percentage by totaling 10 kills on 16 attempts without any errors and added five aces.

Junior setter Elena West (Roanoke, Va./Northside) recorded a match-high 21 assists, and junior defensive specialist Katie Volk (Lancaster, Calif./Quartz Hill) led the back row with 10 digs.

Further statistics were not immediately available after the match. W&L plays host Berry later on Friday at 7:00 pm.

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