FINAL SCORE: #7 Tennessee Temple University 1, #9 Carlow University 2
FIRST SET: 25-17 | SECOND SET: 23-25 | THIRD SET: 13-15
LOCATION: CARC, SUNY Canton
TOURNAMENT RECORDS: Tennessee Temple University 0-3, Carlow University 1-2
ON THE COURT: In the final game of day one of the 2014 USCAA Volleyball National Championships at CARC, #9 Carlow University defeated #7 Carlow University to earn their first win of pool A action.
In what turned out to be a back and forth match, Tennessee Temple University jumped out to an early lead taking the first set 25-17. Senior, Middle Blocker Shatoya Medford led her team with 6 kills.
The second set was a close game throughout. Carlow was able to escape with a narrow victory, thanks to the strong play of sisters Carly and Kelsey Bonk. Kelsey led the Celtics with 15 digs to go along with her 15 kills, both match highs
The third and final set also came down to the wire, however, the Celtics finished the game strong, winning by a final score of 15-13
- Junior, Carly Bonk recorded match highs in both digs and assists (15)
- Carlow University tallied 40 kills, Tennnessee Temple University finished with 25
- Senior, Victoria Smith finished with a team high 8 kills for the Crusaders
PLAYER OF THE MATCH: Carly Bonk, Carlow University
NEXT UP: #9 Carlow University will face off against top-seeded Florida College Friday at 11:30am in Dana Hall. #7 Tennessee Temple University will take on #5 Berea College at 1:00pm on Dana Hall.