The Presbyterian College volleyball team earned a close first set win but Campbell rallied with the next three to take the 3-1 win over the Blue Hose in Big South action in Buies Creek, N.C. PC won the first set, 26-24, but dropped the other three, 25-21, 25-21, and 25-22. Allie Wright led PC with 13 kills.
Scoring the Match
Campbell jumped out to a 6-1 lead early in the first set, but the Blue Hose responded with an 8-1 run to take a 9-7 lead. Trailing 11-8, Campbell scored three unanswered to knot the set at 11-11. A close set for the remainder, PC built a 23-20 lead before the Camels scored the next four of five points to tie it at 24-24. Caroline Henderson ended the rally with back to back kills to seal the 26-24 first set win.
A close one in the second set, there were 12 ties, the last at 15-15. Campbell used a 5-1 run to take a 20-16 lead. Three straight helped PC cut the Campbell lead to 21-22. The Camels would score the three to give the home team the 25-21 second set win.
The Blue Hose and Camels played a back to back third set until the Blue Hose were able to build a 14-11 lead. It was short-lived as Campbell tied it up at 15-15 off a small 4-1 run. Three unanswered by PC let the visitors go up 19-16. Campbell knotted it again at 19-19 and again at 20-20. The Camels went up 21-20 before an Allie Wright kill tied it again at 21-21. It would be Campbell with the next four points, though, to win set three, 25-21.
Tied for the ninth time at 15-15 in the fourth set, back to back points by Campbell gave the Camels a 17-15 lead. Leading by one at 19-18, Campbell scored back to back again to make it 21-18. Campbell continued to keep PC from getting too close, taking the eventual 25-22 fourth set and match win.
Player of the Match
Three Blue Hose recorded double-digit kills with Allie Wright leading the team with 13. Erin Eulitz added 12, with Caroline Henderson posting 11. Jaclyn Brewington added 24 assist, while Eulitz posted 28. Allena Heath led Campbell with 24 kills.
Stat of the Match
Campbell led in kills, 65-47, and edged the Blue Hose in attack percentage, .234-.208. The Blue Hose recorded 10 service aces to PC’s five.
The 28 digs by Erin Eulitz were a career high and tied for fifth in the PC Division I record book for digs in four sets.
Caroline Henderson recorded a career-high tying 44 attacks.
Allie Wright posted a career-high 39 attacks.
For the Record
PC drops to 5-16 overall and 2-6 in the Big South, while Campbell improves to 14-8, 4-4.
The Blue Hose are home for the next three matches with UNC Asheville Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m., USC Upstate Oct. 18, at 6 p.m., and Campbell Oct. 21, at 1 p.m.
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Campbell def. Presbyterian 24-26,25-21,25-21,25-22
Presbyterian (5-16, 2-6) (Kills-aces-blocks) - WRIGHT, Allie 13-1-3;
EULITZ, Erin 12-1-0; HENDERSON, Caroline 11-1-1; STEWART, Ashton
7-0-1; BREWINGTON, Jaclyn 2-0-2; SHAMLEY, Martina 2-0-0; JONES, Sierra
0-1-0; GOSNELL, Daley 0-1-0; Totals 47-5-4.0. (Assists) - BREWINGTON,
Jaclyn 24; JONES, Sierra 15. (Dig leaders) - EULITZ, Erin 28; GOSNELL,
Daley 21; HENDERSON, Caroline 8
Campbell (14-8, 4-4) (Kills-aces-blocks) - HEATH,Allena 24-1-0;
STOCKING,Jessica 17-4-1; LINXWILER,Madison 12-0-2; SCHNEGGENBURGER, H
7-0-0; SCHUITEMA,Summer 4-3-0; MITCHELL, Alysha 1-0-2; BIERMAN,
Danielle 0-1-0; MINER, Madee 0-1-0; Totals 65-10-3.0. (Assists) -
SCHUITEMA,Summer 49. (Dig leaders) - SCHUITEMA,Summer 23;
STOCKING,Jessica 20; SCHANBACK,Kayla 16; MINER, Madee 16; HEATH,Allena
Site: Buies Creek, N.C. (Gore Arena)
Date: Oct 14, 2017 Attend: 392 Time: 2:01