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Volleyball Wins Two on the Road

Kayla Divers had 18 digs in tonight's non-conference win.
Kayla Divers had 18 digs in tonight's non-conference win.

ROANOKE, Va. -- Ferrum College picked up a pair of non-conference volleyball wins this afternoon on the road, beating Regent University 3-0 and Hollins University 3-2. Both matches were played at Hollins.

Ferrum (6-5)
Hollins (6-4)
Regent (0-2)

Ferrum def. Regent 25-14, 25-10, 25-15
Ferrum def. Hollins 26-24, 21-25, 25-19, 22-25, 15-10

The Regent match went quick, with the Panthers sweeping in just over an hour. Cheyenne Strickland had 13 kills and 13 assists, while Kaelyn Daniel had 11 kills. Arielle Tritt dished out 18 assists and Samantha Sabater posted 14 digs.

The Hollins match was a barn-burner that took over two hours to complete. Daniel posted a season-high 23 kills and added 11 digs. Ashlynn Willoughby had 15 kills, while Strickland and Layura Henley had 11 kills each. Strickland added 32 assists and 17 digs, Tritt had 23 assists and 10 digs, Sabater had 25 digs and Kayla Divers had 20 digs.

"I am incredibly proud of the way the girls competed today. Yesterday, against Randolph, it was a tough match for us after not playing for nine days, but it was great to bounce back and get back on track today against Regent and Hollins. We hope to improve each time we step on the court, especially as we get into ODAC play." -- Head Coach Ruthanne Duffy

Duffy's team will be back in action Tuesday, Sept. 25, at Johson & Wales University. The non-conference match is set for 7:00 p.m. in Charlotte, North Carolina.