|February 27, 2021||1st||2nd||3rd||4th||Final|
- 16||Kills||Maddie Perez
- 38||Assists||Bianca Rodriguez
- 1||Aces||Kelci Williams
- 13||Digs||Sadie Edmonston
- 3||Blocks||Luciana Arena
|February 27, 2021||1st||2nd||3rd||Final|
- 20||Kills||Sydney Pearce
Lauren Galvan - 6
- 25||Assists||Bianca Rodriguez
Brooklyn VandeHei - 2
Erika Magin - 2
- 16||Digs||Sadie Edmonston
Cassie Cox - 2
LEBANON, Tenn.- The Phoenix go 0-2 on the day falling to Lindsey Wilson, 3-1 and Keiser University, 3-0.
Cumberland vs Lindsey Wilson
Maddie Perez led the Phoenix in kills with 13, with Nicole Carey following behind with 10. Bianca Rodriguez tallied in 21 assists, and Sadie Edmonston recorded 22 digs for Cumberland.
The Blue Raiders were able to jump to a 6-1 lead over the Phoenix, due to a pair of kill by Madison Bidwell, and solos by Autumn Proctor and Radaisy Valdez. The Phoenix were able to rally back and tie the game at seven off of a pair of aces by Kelci Williams and a kill by Carey. The Blue Raiders were able to take advantage of the Phoenix errors, which allowed the Blue Raiders to go on a 7-0 run to put them ahead 16-9. A quick ace by Edmonston and a handful of errors by the Blue Raiders, allowed the Phoenix to cut the lead down to 22-18. A kill by Lindsey Wilson’s Alexis Smith put the Blue Raisers ahead in set one, winning 25-21.
To begin the second set, the Blue Raiders were able to take a 7-2 lead over the Phoenix, coming from a pair of kills by Smith and a solo by Radaisy. A by Perez and Sydney Pearce cut the lead down for the Phoenix, making the score 14-7. Continuous errors by the Phoenix and a kill by Lindsey Wilsons’ Camryn Rich put the Blue Raiders in a comfortable 11 point lead. A pair of kills by Madison Bidwell allowed the Blue Raiders to take set two with a score of 25-17.
In the start of set three, the Phoenix were able to take a 5-3 lead over the Blue Raiders due to a pair of kills by Perez and a solo kill by Carey. The Blue Raiders were able to take advantage of the Cumberland errors to put them back into the game by tying it at 16. An ace by Rodriguez and a kill by Carey put the Phoenix ahead, 23-22. An error by the Blue Raiders, allowed the Phoenix to take set three with a score of 25-22.
Lindsey Wilson started off set four hot as they jumped to a 5-0 run, due to errors by the Phoenix. A kill by Cumberland’s Luciana Arena and Perez, cut the lead for the Phoenix, making the score 8-4. The Blue Raiders were able to go on an 8-0 run, coming from a pair of kills by Alix Stoermer and Alexis Smith, putting the score at 16-4. Multiple errors by Lindsey Wilson allowed the Phoenix to start cutting the lead, but the Blue Raiders were able to finish out the set, winning 25-14. Ending the match, 3-1 Lindsey Wilson.
Cumberland vs Keiser
Sydney Pearce and Lauren Galvan led the Phoenix in kills with six a piece. Bianca Rodriguez led Cumberland with 10 assists, while Sadie Edmonston recorded 11 digs.
The start of set one was not in the favor of the Phoenix as the Seahawks were able to jump to a 8-4 lead, due to errors by the Phoenix. A kill by Luciana Arena and Pearce helped the Phoenix cut the Seahawks down to two. The Saints offense continued to find ways around the Phoenix defense as a pair of kills by Abbie Seward put the Seahawks ahead 20-16. The Phoenix were able to take advantage of the Seahawks errors to put them ahead, 23-22. Back-to-back errors by the Phoenix, allowed the Seahawks to take set one, 26-24.
The beginning of set two was very back and forth as the game was tied quickly at six. The Seahawks were then able to go on an 8-0 run to put the score at 14-6. The Seahawks continued to dominate the floor as they were able to go on another 7-0 run to win the match 25-8.
The momentum stayed with the Seahawks going into set three as they jumped to a 7-3 lead over the Phoenix. The Phoenix tried to find some kind of spark from a kill by Galvan and Arena but miscues by Cumberland, allowed Keiser to jump to a 14-5 lead. A double kill by Seward put the Seahawks ahead 21-8. Errors continue to ruin opportunities for the Phoenix as the Seahawks take set three with a score of 25-9. Allowing the Seahawks to win the match, 3-0.
The Phoenix will be back on the road to face Bethel University on Tuesday, March 2nd.