Roanoke Falls In ODAC Opener

action photo of Telia Harris with an attack
Roanoke fell to Va. Wesleyan, 3-1

The Basics:

Score: Roanoke 1 | Virginia Wesleyan 3 (25-23, 20-25, 22-25, 13-25)
Records: Maroons 5-5, 0-1 | Marlins 9-0, 1-0
Location: Va. Beach, Va.

The Lead: Roanoke traveled for their ODAC opener and despite winning the first set, fell to the Marlins.

How it Happened:

  • Trailing 18-22, Angel Ross served the Maroons to a 23-22 edge. After the Marlins won back the serve, Roanoke scored two in a row to take the opening frame.
  • Set two would once again see a Roanoke rally, however VWU would close the set on a 6-1 run to even the match.
  • Having seized the momentum, the Marlins would pull away midway through the third set and finish off the Maroons with a 14 kill, one error fourth set win.
  • Linsey Bailey (14) and Telia Harris (13) combined for 27 of Roanoke's 36 kills.
  • Roanoke served nine aces, led by Logan Pasley with three. Pasley added 18 assists with Bailey leading the team in digs, 12.

Up next: The Maroons will host Methodist next Tuesday at 7:00pm.