The University of the Cumberlands (14-7) defeated Dalton State (6-11) Saturday afternoon in straight sets, 3-0. The Lady Roadrunner loss ended a three match winning streak.
The first game went back and forth throughout with the final Lady Roadrunner lead at 22-21. The Lady Patriots jumped out to an early lead in game two.
The second game was never really close. UC led throughout most of the game and finished with their largest margin of the set, 25-17. The Lady Patriots led most of the way in game three, but Dalton State did manage a tie at 11. UC then pulled away to win 25-17.
Dalton State 22 17 17 - 0
University of the Cumberlands 25 25 25 - 3
The Lady Roadrunners had 54 digs in the game…14 each for Alyne Bianchi and Michaela Askew, and 11 each for Karly Newman and Tori Pierce.
Askew led Dalton State in assists with 12, followed by 9 from Clarissa Weber. Savannah Nelson had 8 kills, Newman 7, and Bianchi 6.
Dalton State will host College of Coastal Georgia at Mack Gaston Community Center Sunday morning at11:00. The final home match of the season comes Monday at 7 p.m., also at Mack Gaston, for a ”Green Out.”