VOLLEYBALL EARNS TWO WINS IN TRI-MATCH

VOLLEYBALL EARNS TWO WINS IN TRI-MATCH

RALEIGH, N.C.  – The Shaw University women's volleyball team combined for 75 kills and 62 assists on the day to finish the tri-match 2-0 after blanking Johnson &Wales and Morris on Saturday afternoon inside CC Spaulding Gymnasium.

 

The victories mark the Lady Bears with a 9-6 overall record after falling to Winston-Salem State on Thursday.

 

Kelly Murphy (Mukwonago, WI) tallied 12 kills, while Morghan Robinson (Anaheim, CA) hauled in eight kills and Michelle Olmeda-Gonzalez (San Juan, PR) registered 17 assists.

 

The Lady Bears hit .361 in the opening match of the day to sweep the Lady Wildcats 3-0.

 

Against Morris, Shaw hit an impressive .500 in the opening set en route to the 25-12 victory, followed by a 25-14 win in the second set before closing out the third with a unanimous  25-9 in the third set for the 3-0 sweep.

 

Keveesha Wattley (St. Croix, VI) paced the Lady Bears with 12 kills and Olmeda-Gonzalez dishing out 13 assists.

 

The Lady Bears will look to carry that same momentum on Monday when they travel to Fayetteville State, NC to face the Lady Broncos for a CIAA Southern Division matchup. First serve is scheduled for 6 p.m.

 

For the most up-to-date information on Shaw women's volleyball and its 11 varsity sport teams, visit shawbears.com.