Fifth Ranked Berry Volleyball Wins Over Visiting Covenant

Saturday, September 21, 2019

The Covenant women’s volleyball team was swept in a pair of matches on Saturday afternoon in the Cage Center at Berry College.

The Scots dropped game one, 3-0 (25-17, 25-21, 25-20), to Millsaps before being swept, 3-0 (25-9, 25-13, 25-10) by fifth-ranked Berry.

Covenant is now 1-9 on the season. Millsaps improves to 9-5 while Berry is now 11-3.

Jess Chesrown was the most efficient hitter for the Scots with a .455 attacking percentage. Chesrown recorded seven kills on 11 attacks with only two errors. 

Allie Jakes hit at a .312 clip with six kills on 16 attacks and one error for Covenant.

Emily Moore recorded 23 digs while Leah Buys posted 18 assists in the contest.

Set number one went back-and-forth through the first 25 points before Millsaps was able to stretch the lead out and take the set 25-17.

The second set was the most efficient of the day with a .214 attacking percentage. The Scots posted nine kills on 28 swings with only three errors. Covenant had jumped out to a, 6-3, lead before the Majors took control of the set and won set two 25-21.

Set number three was knotted up at nine before the Scots used a four-point spurt to take a 13-9 lead. Millsaps then slowly chipped away before retaking the lead 20-19 on their way to a 25-20 set victory.

The Majors were paced by McKenzi Petricko with 11 kills on 28 attacks. Payton Passantino posted 14 digs, Katelyn Thomas led the way with 20 assists.

Covenant struggled to get anything going in the match. The Scots had 10 total kills with nine assists.

Chesrown led Covenant with four kills and More had five assists. Buys had the other four assists. Riley Howe and Buys had four digs each to lead the team.

Berry recorded hit at a .500 clip in the first set with 13 kills on 20 attacks with three errors before posting 17 kills in the second set. 

Carson VanCampen recorded 13 kills on 16 attacks with no errors to go with five blocks for the Vikings. Jordan Leitch posted 33 assists and Laura Beier had 10 digs on the contest.

The Scots travel to Atlanta to take on Oglethorpe on Wednesday at 7 p.m.

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