Pippa Passes, KY: On September 10th, the Alice Lloyd College Lady Eagles volleyball team played host to a solid club from Rio Grande University. The game was close in the first two sets before the visitors pulled away. They would then seal the victory in set three.
|University of Rio Grande||25||25||25|
|Alice Lloyd College||14||14||12|
In Set one, the two teams battled early with neither gaining the upper hand. However, at the halfway point, Rio went on a nice run and closed the set to win 25-14.
In Set two, the visitors led 12-8 before running off an 8-2 burst and eventually taking the contest, 25-14.
In Set three, the visiting Red Storm roared out, determined to end the match and built a big lead. The Lady Eagles fought back, but the deficit was too great to overcome; they fell 25-12.
On the day for the home team, sophomore Adrianna Riley led the squad with 11 assists while freshmen Brooklyn Cheek and Reiley McCoy led in kills with 6 and 5, respectively. Freshman Pauline Tolintino paved the way in digs with 5.
The Lady Eagles return to action next Tuesday when they travel to Appalachian Bible College for a NCCAA Mideast Regional match.