|March 04, 2021||1st||2nd||3rd||Final|
Univ. of Pikeville
Megan Frazier - 3
Oksana Vucetic - 3
Lauren Galvan - 7
- 12||Assists||Bianca Rodriguez
Haylee Meade - 2
Mikela Cook - 2
Mikela Cook - 8
Lauren Galvan - 6
LEBANON, TENN.- Cumberland women's volleyball had a tremendous outing against the University of Pikeville. The Phoenix topped the Bears 3-0 in a fantastic performance.
Lauren Galvan and Nicole Carey led the Phoenix in kills with seven. Bianca Rodriguez was able to tally in 11 assists while Victoria Johnson followed behind with 10.
The Phoenix started off hot in set one as they were able to jump to a 6-1, coming off an ace by Jovana Cernjanski and a kill by Maddie Perez. The Bears tried to rally back as a kill by Megan Fraizer and an ace by Sarah Clark cut the lead down to three. The Phoenix fought back and were able to go on a 4-0 run as a kill by Olivia Dodd and another ace by Cernjanski put the Phoenix ahead, 20-11. A kill by Carey and an ace by Galvan put the Phoenix in perfect position to win set one, 25-16.
The Bears were able to jump to a 6-3 lead over the Phoenix due to errors by Cumberland. The Phoenix were able to tie the game at 12, due to a kill by Dodd and Madison Dinwiddie on top of an ace by Rodriguez. The Bears couldn’t catch a break as after a handful of errors, the Phoenix were able to take a 17-13 lead. The Phoenix were able to finish out set winning 25-18, due to a pair of aces by Sadie Edmonston and a kill by Galvan.
The Phoenix continued the momentum going into set three as they were able to jump to a 7-1 lead, coming off of three straight aces by Cernjanski and a kill by Samantha Holguin. The Phoenix continued to dominate the court, as Edmonston was able to record another pair of aces and a kill by Carey put the Phoenix ahead 18-4. The Bears tried to rally back but the Phoenix were able to end set three with a score of 25-11 coming off a kill by Dodd and Holguin. The Phoenix won the match against the Bears, 3-0.
The Phoenix will face against the University of Cumberland’s at home on Saturday, March 6th at 3 P.M.