Mocs Volleyball Team Drops 3-0 Match at ETSU
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
The Chattanooga Mocs volleyball team suffered a road sweep at ETSU, 3-0 (25-17, 25-18, 25-12), on Wednesday night in Johnson City during Southern Conference play.
Following the loss, Chattanooga falls to 13-16 overall and 6-9 in SoCon action. The loss marks the third-straight loss for the Mocs. UTC can finish anywhere from fourth to seventh in the regular season standings heading into the tournament next weekend. ETSU improves to 16-10 overall and sits a game back of first-place Furman with a 12-3 mark in the SoCon.
Chattanooga was limited to a .010 hitting percentage for the match and was out-blocked by ETSU 14.0 to 5.0.
The Bucs finished with a .292 attacking percentage including a .455 clip in the third set.
Miranda Elpers led the Chattanooga attack with a team-high nine kills while adding 11 digs on the defensive side. Dani Szczepanski finished with five kills and the trio of Emily Plumlee, Mikaela Gauthreaux and Sarah Root each totaled three.
Plumlee totaled 5.0 blocks to lead the Mocs while Root followed up with 3.0 of her own. Megan Kaufman led the team with 12 digs.
Chattanooga closed out the regular season on Friday with a 6 p.m. match against Wofford inside Maclellan Gymnasium. The match will be streamed LIVE on the SoCon Digital Network, courtesy of GoMocs.com.