Dalton State Volleyball Drops Match To Virginia Intermont

Saturday, October 5, 2013



The Dalton State volleyball team lost to Virginia Intermont in three close sets Saturday at the Mack Gaston Community Center in Dalton.


“The team played a little bit better today,” Lady Roadrunner Coach Bruna Langner said. “We lost in three, but we served better than the last match.”


 “Our blocking definitely needs a little work and we will focus on that during Monday’s practice,” Langner added. “We are slowly getting there.” 


Tori Pierce had 17 digs for the Lady Roadrunners. Alyne Bianchi added 10 digs and seven kills. Savannah Nelson had 10 kills and 4 digs. Karly Newman contributed 8 kills and 8 digs. Michaela Askew and Kailey Vaughn each had five digs. Clarissa Weber (12) and Askew (7) led DS in assists.


Virginia Intermont’s Ashley Hooven had a match-high 22 assists. She also had 14 digs.


Dalton State                  21     24     19    -   0

Virginia Intermont     25     25     25    -   3 


Dalton State volleyball returns to Mack Gaston for the two matches. Admission is free.


The Lady Roadrunners entertain Tennessee Temple at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday and Martin Methodist at 7:00 p.m. on Friday.



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