Score: Southern Virginia 3 | Roanoke 1 (25-21, 15-25, 16-26, 22-25)
Records: Roanoke 7-5 | Southern Virginia 6-3
Location: Buena Vista, Va.
The Lead: Roanoke dropped a four-set battle at Southern Virginia Thursday in non-conference volleyball action.
How it Happened:
- Sydney Daniel led the Maroons with 13 kills followed by Linsey Bailey with nine. Tori Clinevell recorded a game-high 16 digs while Bailey added 12.
- With the score 9-8 RC in the first set, Daniel registered a kill that sparked a 7-2 run to extend the lead to 16-11 following another kill from Daniel.
- SVU brought it within two at 23-21 in the first set but Parker Moody and Kelsey Goodman recorded back-to-back kills coming out of a timeout to take the set.
- SVU broke away from a 15-15 tie in the second set, scoring 11 unanswered points to even the match 1-1.
- In the third set, the Knights won four straight points to break away from a 6-6 tie to take the final lead of the set.
- With RC leading 9-7 in the fourth set, SVU capitalized on four RC errors and a kill from Lindsay Hyer and Hailey Lohnes to take a 9-12 edge.
- Roanoke brought it within one following an ace from Daniel to make it 22-21 but Southern Virginia claimed two of the last three points to secure the win.
- SVU was led by Lohnes and Ella Burrows with 16 and 12 kills, respectively.
Up Next: Volleyball travels to Methodist Friday, Sept. 21 for a 7 p.m. match-up.