CRUSADERS WIN 2ND CONFERENCE MATCH IN CONSECUTIVE NIGHTS
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
CRUSADERS WIN 2ND CONFERENCE MATCH IN CONSECUTIVE NIGHTS
Tigerville, S.C.—The North Greenville volleyball team won its second  consecutive Conference Carolinas match on Tuesday night beating the King College Tornado 3-1 (25-16, 16-25, 25-21, 25-21) in Hayes Gymnasium. 

The Crusaders improved their record to 6-6 in conference play and 12-12 overall with the upset victory over the Tornado. North Greenville remains in fourth place in the Western Division but just one game back of the top three. 

On the court, the Crusaders racked up 57 digs on defense, led by Abigail Frame who had 14. Megan Steading was also in double figures with 13 digs. Frame secured a double –double with 28 assists to go with her digs. On the receiving end of the assists was Rebekah Mayes who led all scorers with 14 kills. Steading was also a force on the offensive side of the net with 4 aces from the service stripe. Samantha Del Toro led all defenders with two solo blocks while Lauren Seeley and Abigail Frame combined for six assists. 

The Tornado defenders were led by Payton Tipton who dug out 17 digs. Mariah Herrington tallied 10 kills for King while Olivia Underwood led all players with 34 assists. For the match, King hit at just a .081 clip while the Crusaders hitting percentage was .103. The Crusaders committed 25 attack errors while the Tornado had three more with 28. 

North Greenville will step away from conference play for the weekend when they travel to Point University in Atlanta on Friday. The Crusaders will stay the capital city for a Saturday tri-match with Clark Atlanta and Claflin Universities.