Tigerville, S.C.—The North Greenville Volleyball team opened its 2011 season as tournament host of the Palmetto Precious Metals Invitational. The Crusaders split their opening day games after falling to Emanuel College 3-2. The Crusaders bounced back in match two beating Tennessee Temple in straight sets.
The Crusaders fell prey to the Lions of Emmanuel in the first match of the day which proved to be an exciting five set 7 thriller. After jumping out to a two sets to none lead, the lions fought back to take the final three sets leading to a comeback 3-2 victory.
The Crusaders battened down the hatches and put together a solid 3-0 win over Tennessee Temple. NGU will resume play tomorrow morning at 9am against Southern Wesleyan University.