Five-Set Matches Abound for #ASunVB on Saturday

Saturday, October 05, 2013

MACON, Ga. - Three five-set matches highlighted Atlantic Sun volleyball action on Saturday as ETSU, Kennesaw State and Northern Kentucky survived with 3-2 decisions. Jacksonville added a 3-0 sweep at Mercer to move to 14-2 on the year.

The Buccaneers remained undefeated in conference play (5-0) by narrowly edging Lipscomb in the fifth set. NKU earned its first conference victory, while Kennesaw State moved into a tie for sixth place by beating North Florida.

Lipscomb's Jewell Dobson topped A-Sun student-athletes with 27 kills, while Kennesaw State's Toure Hopkins amassed 21 digs in the Owls' victory. Dobson's teammate Lauren Ford added 21 kills in the loss.

Atlantic Sun Volleyball Results
Saturday, October 5th
Kennesaw State 3, North Florida 2
Northern Kentucky 3, USC Upstate 2
ETSU 3, Lipscomb 2
Jacksonville 3, Mercer 0

Set Jacksonville (14-2; 5-1) 3 - 0 Mercer (1-15; 0-6)
1 25 1 - 0 19
2 25 2 - 0 16
3 25 3 - 0 15
Kills
Digs
Gabriela Roman (12)
Kendall Courtney (10)
M. Locke/C. Carlton (7)
Emily Rochefort (8)

Set ETSU (11-6; 5-0) 3 - 2 Lipscomb (9-6; 3-2)
1 25 1 - 0 22
2 20 1 - 1 25
3 25 2 - 1 23
4 16 2 - 2 25
5 15 3 - 2 13
Kills
Digs
Megan Devine (18)
Katie Muey (18)
Jewell Dobson (27)
Bri McCombs (20)

Set USC Upstate (1-13; 1-4) 2 - 3 Northern Kentucky (6-11; 1-4)
1 25 1 - 0 21
2 20 1 - 1 25
3 25 2 - 1 16
4 22 2 - 2 25
5 13 2 - 3 15
Kills
Digs
Kayla Eversgerd (18)
Kayla Eversgerd (15)
Jayden Julian (16)
Mel Stewart (19)

Set North Florida (5-11; 2-4) 2 - 3 Kennesaw State (7-9; 2-4)
1 15 0 - 1 25
2 25 0 - 2 27
3 25 1 - 2 22
4 25 2 - 2 19
5 12 2 - 3 15
Kills
Digs
Morgan Van Alstine (15)
Cari Whitmire (21)
Kelly Marcinek (18)
Toure Hopkins (21)

Atlantic Sun Volleyball Upcoming Schedule
Tuesday, October 8th
Northern Kentucky at Lipscomb - 6:30 p.m. CST - ASun.TV
FAU at FGCU - 7 p.m.

Tuesday, October 8th
Bethune-Cookman at Jacksonville - 7 p.m. - ASun.TV

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