February 13, 20211st2nd3rdFinal
Milligan1517160
Cumberland2525253
MILLTeam StatsCU
-.071Hitting Pct..300
17Kills40
22Errors16
70Total Attacks80
16Assists39
3Aces6
18Digs27
2.0Blocks4.0
MILLLeadersCU
Daniel Robinson - 8
KillsJordan Pierce - 12
Austin Corcoran - 16
AssistsBrian Hogg - 34
Jeston Mason - 1
Daniel Robinson - 1
Cooper Mills - 1
AcesTyler Sturzoiu - 3
Austin Corcoran - 5
DigsCaleb Ginnings - 10
Blake Ellis - 1
Cooper Mills - 1
BlocksAustin Smalley - 2
Christian Lester - 2
February 13, 20211st2nd3rdFinal
Georgetown2525253
Cumberland2019180
GCTeam StatsCU
.330Hitting Pct..026
42Kills21
13Errors19
88Total Attacks78
38Assists20
6Aces3
25Digs30
6.0Blocks3.0
GCLeadersCU
Liam Morrissey - 13
KillsLuka Ilic - 7
Kacper Dobrowolski - 32
AssistsBrian Hogg - 13
Kacper Dobrowolski - 2
AcesJacob Edgerley - 2
Ryan Gunn - 7
Adam Ansel - 7
DigsJordan Pierce - 8
Caleb Ginnings - 8
Liam Morrissey - 4
BlocksBrian Hogg - 2
Austin Smalley - 2
Cumberland Splits the Day against Milligan and Georgetown
Saturday, February 13, 2021
Cumberland Splits the Day against Milligan and Georgetown
Christian Lester Recorded 24 kills in the split of matches against Milligan and Georgetown

Lebanon, Tenn.- The Phoenix were able to sweep the Milligan College Buffaloes (0-0, 0-0) in the first match of the day, but fell to the Georgetown Tigers, 3-0.

Cumberland Vs Milligan

Jordan Pierce led the Phoenix in kills with 12, while Christian Lester followed behind with 10. Brian Hogg led the team in assists with 34, while Caleb Ginnings led with 10 digs.

Cumberland (2-3, 0-0) started out set one on fire as they were able to jump to a 4-0 lead. A pair of kills by Pierce and an ace by Hogg allowed the Phoenix to increase their lead to 13-6. Miscues by the Phoenix allowed the Buffaloes to start cutting down the lead, but a great set of plays by Tyler Sturzoiu allowed the Phoenix to lead 23-12. A pair of kills by Milligan’s Jeston Mason tried to create a spark for Milligan but Cumberland was able to win the match 25-15, coming from a kill by Pierce.

The momentum stayed with the Phoenix going into set two as they were able to jump to a 5-0 lead, coming from a solo kill by Lester, Sturzoiu, and Hogg. The Phoenix continued to find the weakness in the Buffaloes defense as newcomers Luka Ilic and Austin Smalley both recorded a kill to take a 10-3 lead. A pair of errors by the Phoenix and a kill by Milligan’s Cooper Mills cut the lead for the Buffaloes, 19-12. An ace and kill by Lester put the Phoenix at match point, an attack error by Milligan, allowed the Phoenix to take set two, 25-17.

The start of set three continued to stay in the Phoenix favor as they were able to take an early 4-1 lead, coming from a kill by Mason Chambers and a pair of Milligan errors. A kill by Milligan’s Blake Ellis and Mills was matched by Cumberland’s Codville Rogers to allow the Phoenix to keep a 10-6 lead. Continuous errors by the Milligan’s offense put the Phoenix in a comfortable position as Cumberland held a 19-11 lead. A pair of kills by Pierce and a solo by Rogers puts the Phoenix at match point. Lester was able to connect on the final kill to put the Phoenix victorious of the match, as they swept the Buffaloes, 3-0

 

Cumberland Vs Georgetown

Jordan Pierce led the Phoenix in kills with 15, while Christian Lester followed behind with 14. Brian Hogg led the team in assists with 13.

The Phoenix were able to take a quick 7-3 lead, coming from a pair of aces by Jacob Edgerley and a solo kill by Luka Ilic. An ace and kill by Georgetown’s Krzysztof Kowalski helped the Tigers cut the lead down to 14-10. A series of miscues by the Phoenix, allowed the Tigers to take a 20-16 lead. A kill and an ace by Georgetown’s Ryan Gunn was just enough to put the Tigers victorious in set one, 25-20.

Set two was very back-and-forth due to errors on both sides on the court, putting the score at 6-6. A pair of kills by Liam Morrissey sparked the momentum for the Tigers that helped them jump to a 15-12 lead. Errors by the Phoenix helped the Tigers go on a 5-0 run, putting the score at 22-17, Tigers lead. A kill by Kowalski and Morrissey ended set two, putting the Tigers ahead 2-0.

A pair of kills by Morrissey helped the Tigers take a 4-2 lead to begin the third set. Attack errors by the Tigers allowed the Phoenix to begin to cut the lead as they cut the score to 10-7. The Tigers were able to find a weakness in the Phoenix defense, as the Tigers jumped to an 18-10 lead. The Phoenix began to fight back as a solo kill by Pierce, Ilic and Austin Runyard cut the lead down to five, as the Tigers lead, 23-18. An ace by the Tigers put the game away for Georgetown, as the Tigers defeat the Phoenix, 3-0.

The Phoenix will be back on the road to face against Midway College on Friday, February 19th in Midway, Kentucky at 1:00 P.M.