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Women's Volleyball Battle at Georgia Regents University Invitational Tournament

Women's Volleyball Battle at Georgia Regents University Invitational Tournament

Emmanuel College Sports Information Department

AUGUSTA, Ga ---The Emmanuel women's volleyball team went 1-2 this weekend in the Georgia Regents University Invitational Tournament.

They opened the weekend with a four set loss to the hosting team, GRU (17-25, 23-25, 25-17, 19-25). Erica Burnham put down 13 kills for the Lions. Sophie Windover led the defense with 21 digs. Danielle Sweet added 9 blocks, and Libby Bradford dished out 21 assists.

The lady lions opened Saturday morning with a three set win over the Paine University Lions. (25-15, 25-11, 25-22). Cali Jones led the offense with 10 kills, Erica Burnham contributed 8 kills with 7 digs. Sophie Windover and Ally Kane each had 8 digs. Libby Bradford had 15 assists.

The last game of the tournament was a hard fought battle for the squad. The lions lost in five sets to UNC Pembroke (25-22, 118025, 17-25, 25-23, 17-19). Erica Burnham contributed 11 kills and 12 digs to the effort, while Rachel Tolleson had 8 kills and 10 digs. Sophie Windover and Ally Kane had 17 and 13 digs, respectively. Becca Graham and Libby Bradford each had 19 assists.

Come support the lady lions as they have their home opener Monday, September 15th against the Truett McConnell Bears at 7:00 PM at the Shaw Athletic Center.