Covenant Volleyball Wins Eighth Straight

  • Sunday, September 24, 2023

The Covenant College volleyball team Covenant (12-1), battled Huntingdon and Agnes Scott for its first CCS tri-match of the fall. The Scots did what they needed to do to sweep both teams and extend its winning streak to eight games. 

Covenant started the game strong with a kill by Emma Kalbfleisch.  Kelsey Carman furthered their lead at 11-3 by serving two aces.  The Scots ended set one with a kill by Hannah Haerer from Rachel Bartlett. 

Set two was closer but the Scots pulled ahead with kills by Kalbfleisch and Haerer. Sarah Jennings received a service ace herself, pulling Covenant to a 12-6 lead.  The set came to a close with blocks by Bartlett and Haerer.

Kills from Carman and Kalbfleisch brought Covenant to a 4-0 lead in set three. 

Covenant ran away with the last set due to multiple service aces from Carman and multiple kills from Bartlett.

A kill by Kinsley Kleinmann ended the game at 25-6.

In game two, behind a strong service rotation from Cali Sandhoff, Covenant jumped out to a 14-1 lead in set one. A couple of kills from Haerer extended the Scots lead 21-4.
Back-to-back attack errors gave Covenant the 25-4 set one victory. 

With a new lineup in for set two, Agnes Scott and Covenant were tied at seven.  A 10-0 scoring run, which included two kills from Bailey put the Scots up 17-7.  Agnes Scott would not get closer than nine points the rest of the set, as Covenant won 25-15.

Covenant scored the first 10 points of the third set with Amber Snook serving and having three service aces. The Scotties battled back ,but back-to-back service aces from Sandhoff kept Covenant in front 19-13. Delaney Stirm had two kills towards the end of the set, as Covenant won 25-17. 

The Scots travel to LaGrange on Saturday for a tri-match with them and Piedmont. 

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