Roanoke Closes out Emory Invitational

Roanoke Closes out Emory Invitational

The Basics:

Score: No. 24 Susquehanna 3, Roanoke 0 (18-25, 22-25, 19-25)
Records: Maroons 12-13 | Susquehanna 27-4
Location: Atlanta, Ga.

The Lead:
 No. 24 Susquehanna topped Roanoke by the score of 3-0 on Sunday at the Emory University Invitational in Atlanta.

How it happened:

  • In game one ,RC was able to tie the match at 16-16 following an attacking error by the River Hawks. SU then scored five straight points and what would prove to be nine of the final 11 points to take the game.
  • A service ace by Logan Pasley pulled RC to within 23-22 in game two, but SU would score the final two points to go up 2-0.
  • The River Hawks would hit .412 in game three, collecting 16 kills against just two errors to close out the match.
  • Linsey Bailey led RC with 14 kills. Pasley finished with 15 assists to go along with a pair of aces. Kennedy Clemmer had 15 digs for the Maroons on the defensive side of the net.
  • Rosina Esposito led SU with 13 kills, while Sydney Portale had 11.

 Up Next: Roanoke returns home on Wednesday when it hosts Hollins at 6:30 p.m.