CHATTANOOGA, TENN – The Presbyterian College volleyball team dropped its final match of the Chattanooga Classic, falling to the Chattanooga Mocs in three sets, 25-10, 25-14, and 25-21.

How it Happened
The Mocs opened with a strong first set, building a 17-4 lead, before the Blue Hose took the next four of five points to make it 18-8. A Chattanooga 5-0 run halted the potential rally as the Mocs took the eventual 25-10 win. The Mocs turned a 6-5 lead into 10-5 off four straight points in set two, with another 4-0 run late in the set sealing the deal, 25-14. The third set was a hard-fought affair with PC and Chattanooga fighting back and forth for much of the frame. With the Mocs leading 11-10 Chattanooga rattled off four straight to make it 15-10. PC clawed back two within one again, 18-17, off a 4-1 run. Both teams traded points down the stretch with the Mocs taking a 21-17 lead. Again, the Blue Hose fought back, taking four of the set's next six points to make it 23-21. The comeback was not to be as the Mocs scored the next two to take the 25-21 third set and match win.

Player of the Match
Samantha Del Toro led the team with 10 kills, and was the only Blue Hose in double-digits. She also collected two block assists.

Stat of the Match
The Blue Hose finished with 23 errors, giving them a .034 hitting percentage for the match. Chattanooga only had 11 more kills, 37-26, but posted 10 fewer errors as well for a .279 hitting percentage. The Mocs also turned the tables in service aces, posting 10, compared to one for PC.

• For the first time in their Division I history the Blue Hose have opened the season 2-1.
Samantha Del Toro and Sierra Davis paced the team on the offensive side, each collecting over 20 attacks with DelToro at 24 and DAvis at 25.
Sara Rogers finished with 22 assists, collecting over 20 for the third straight match

PC moves to 2-1, while Chattanooga improves to 2-0.

Up Next
PC takes part in the Jacksonville Classic Sept. 2-3, in Jacksonville, Fla. The Blue Hose take on the hosts Dolphins on Friday at 7 p.m., before facing Illinois-Chicago and Charlotte on Saturday at 1:30 p.m., and 4:30 p.m.

How to follow
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