Mocs Volleyball Drops Five Game Set At Samford

Saturday, November 4, 2017
The Chattanooga Mocs volleyball team dropped another tough five-set match, 3-2 (25-18, 23-25, 25-15, 16-25, 15-11), to the hands of Samford on Saturday evening inside the Pete Hanna Center.
 
The loss drops the Mocs to 13-15 overall and 6-8 in the Southern Conference. Samford improves to. UTC now holds a 1-7 record in five set matches this season, 1-6 in SoCon matches. 
 
Miranda Elpers led the Chattanooga offense with 13 kills at a .225 hitting percentage while Mikaela Gauthreaux followed with nine kills.
Dani Szczepanski and Emily Plumlee both finished with eight kills at a combined .281 percentage. Eden Murray chipped in with seven kills at .308.
 
Madison Bergren dished out a team-high 32 assists and surpassed 1,000 career assists while at UTC after transferring from UT-Martin in 2015. Lauren Greenspoon added 14 assists of her own.
 
Elpers completed a double-double with 15 digs to go along with her 13 kills. Megan Kaufman tied Elpers with a team-high 15 digs. Bailey Clemons added nine digs in the defeat.
 
Chattanooga hits the court again on Wednesday for their final road match of the season, a 6 p.m. first serve at ETSU. The match will be streamed LIVE on ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app.


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