SHAW SWEEPS CHOWAN TO GO UNDEFEATED AT CIAA VOLLEYBALL ROUND-UP

SHAW SWEEPS CHOWAN TO GO UNDEFEATED AT CIAA VOLLEYBALL ROUND-UP

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – An all-around team effort gave the Shaw University women's volleyball team a 3-0 sweep of Chowan University Sunday afternoon during the last day of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Round-Up.

 

Shaw now stands 10-2 overall and 3-0 within the CIAA while Chowan falls to 1-9 overall and 1-2 in the league.

 

Junior Keveesha Wattley (St. Croix, VI) recorded a match-high nine kills to go along with three digs and one block while junior Saraya Klink (Fuquay-Varina, NC) and junior Jazmine Johnson-McCoy (Seattle, WA) both tallied seven kills each. Junior Michelle Olmeda-Gonzalez (San Juan, PR) amassed 18 assists and sophomore Alexandra Masnica (Chicago, IL) gave out 10 assist.

 

Senior Tiffany Brooks (Efland, NC) had 18 stops, junior Kelly Murphy (Mukwonago, WI) collected 15 while Olmeda-Gonzalez and Masnica accounted for 13 and 10 digs, respectively.

 

In the first set Shaw started off with a 5-0 lead, a lead they would not look back on to cruise to the 25-18 set win. Both teams went back and forth in the second frame as the Lady Bears pulled off a 3-0 run midway to route Chowan 25-22. The Lady Bears showed excellent defense in the third set, holding the Hawks to just five kills to take the 25-14 win.

 

The Lady Bears will begin conference division play on Thursday, Sept. 21 when they travel to Salisbury, N.C. to face Livingstone College at 6 p.m.

 

For the most up-to-date information on Shaw volleyball and its 13 varsity sport teams, please visit www.shawbears.com.