CRUSADERS INCH CLOSER TO POST SEASON WITH 3-0 WIN OVER PFEIFFER
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
CRUSADERS INCH CLOSER TO POST SEASON WITH 3-0 WIN OVER PFEIFFER

Tigerville,S.C.—The North Greenville volleyball team took is a step closer to a post season conference tournament birth after taking a 3-0 decision from Pfeiffer University. The Crusaders improved to 10-11 on the season and 4-5 in Conference Carolinas play.

The Crusaders were once again led by standout junior Rebekah Mayes who booked her 10th double double of the season with 18 kills and 12 digs. Also scoring in double digits for NGU was freshman Samantha Del Toro, who had 10. Del Toro also lead all players with 4 service aces. Freshmen Taylor Dupes registered a career high 12 digs leading all defenders along with Mayes, and Abigail Frame had 10 digs with 31 assists for a double double.

The Crusaders were solid on offense registering a .360 hitting percentage while committing just 10 attack errors. Defensively the Crusaders charted 60 digs as a team while also playing strong at the net with four solo blocks and five assists. Del Toro led the way with one solo and three block assists.

For the Falcons, Kelly Lancellot led the way with seven kills and two aces. Milana Mervosh led the defense with 8 digs while Megan Davis and Cate Glendenning shared the assists lead with 10 a piece.

The Crusaders improved to 5-3 in Hayes Gymnasium. The win over Pfeiffer wrapped up a three game home stand for the Crusaders. NGU will hit the road on Saturday for a Conference Carolinas matchup with the Barton Bulldogs.