Notre Dame Volleyball Tops GPS In Five Games

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish volleyball squad defeated GPS in a 5 set thriller at GPS Tuesday evening.  

GPS won the first set 26-24 before Notre Dame came back 25-19, 25-15.   GPS won the next game 25-23 forcing a tie breaking in which Notre Dame won 15-11.  

Grace VanderWerf paced the Irish with 6 service aces and 12 kills.  Kayle Stone and Tess Scobey also made an impact with 8 kills a piece.  Senior Randi Clement anchored the Irish defense with 18 digs.

 Ragen Dobson contributed 34 assists.  Notre Dame's next match is Thursday evening at Sequatchie County.


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