Crusaders down the Flying Fleet in straight sets

October 21, 20171st2nd3rdFinal
North Greenville2525253
Erskine2220230
NGUTeam StatsERSKINE
.264Hitting Pct..241
45Kills42
16Errors15
110Total Attacks112
44Assists41
4Aces2
52Digs43
3.0Blocks4.0
NGULeadersERSKINE
Katie McManaway - 15
KillsFaith Grant - 13
Sara Miller - 37
AssistsMaddie Wilson - 29
Eaden Shockley - 2
AcesMaddie Wilson - 2
Johna Robbins - 13
DigsKatie Blitch - 11
Rachel Meyer - 11
Annie Beisecker - 3
BlocksFaith Grant - 2
Reilly Bartlett - 2
Kayla Duncan - 2
Crusaders down the Flying Fleet in straight sets
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Crusaders down the Flying Fleet in straight sets

Due West, S.C. – North Greenville volleyball downed Erskine College in straight sets (25-22 / 25-20 / 25-23).

The Basics

  • Score: NGU – 3 Erskine – 0 
  • Location: Due West, South Carolina
  • Records: NGU 15-9 (9-4) / Erskine 2-18 (1-11)

How It Happened

  • North Greenville fell behind 6-1 early in the first set. A 4-0 run and a kill by Katie McManaway tied it up at 12. A service error by Rebecca Massengill and a kill by Samantha Hebb gave the Crusaders a 25-22 set win. Katie McManaway finished the set with 6-kills hitting .545 for the set.
  • Erskine was off to another 3-0 run to start the second set, with a pair of kills by Faith Grant. Two attacking errors by Kristen Kaiser gave the Crusaders a 9-8 lead and never gave it up. A kill by Courtney Williamson won the set for the Crusaders, 25-20.
  • The Crusaders came out swinging the third set, taking an early 7-1 lead led by a pair of kills by Courtney Williamson. A kill Faith Grant brought the Flying Fleet within one, 24-23, but Katie McManaway gave the Crusaders the match win.

The Good Guys

  • Katie McManaway finished with a game-high 15-kills, hitting .387 for the match.
  • Samantha Hebb added 10-kills, while Courtney Williamson added 9-kills with an impressive .467 hitting percentage.
  • Annie Beisecker had 8-kills to go along with 3-blocks.
  • Sara Miller dished out 37-assist and one block assist.
  • Johna Robbins led the Crusaders with 13-digs.

The Other Team

  • Faith Grant and Kayla Duncan finished with double-digit kills with 13 and 10.
  • Maddie Wilson finished with 29-assist.
  • Rachel Meyer and Katie Blitch finished with 11-digs apiece. 

Next Time Out

  • North Greenville returns home on Friday as they take on Belmont Abbey in the battle of the Crusaders. First serve is set for 7pm in Hayes Gymnasium.