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Ferrum Beats Pfeiffer 3-0 in Volleyball

Cheyenne Strickland had 18 assists for Ferrum.
Cheyenne Strickland had 18 assists for Ferrum.

 

FERRUM, Va. -- Ferrum College won a non-conference volleyball match at home against visiting Pfeiffer University, winning 3-0 at Swartz Gym. Set scores were 25-18. 25-19, 25-13.The win snaps a five game losing streak for the Panthers.

RECORDS
Ferrum (8-10)
Pfeiffer (7-11)

THE BASICS
The Panthers coasted through the first set, closing it out on a kill each by Kaelyn Daniel and Cheyenne Strickland. Kayla Divers closed out the second set for Ferrum with a service ace. The Panthers then jumped out to an 8-1 lead in the third set and never looked back in closing out the match.

KEY STATS
Ferrum: Daniel 10 kills, 10 digs; Strickland 18 ast.; Abigail McCallister 13 digs
Pfeiffer: Angelina Fardella 20 ast.; Alonna Clouse 14 digs; Emma Beacham 13 digs

BEHIND THE WHISTLE
"It feels great to add one to the win column tonight. Our women have been fighting so hard lately with the last five out of seven before tonight's match going to five sets and we really needed this win. If our team continues to push themselves, then I think we can make a competitive run out of the remainder of this season.: -- Head Coach Ruthanne Duffy

NEXT MATCH
Head coach Ruthanne Duffy's team will be back in action Friday, October 12, at home against Virginia Wesleyan University. The Old Dominion Athletic Conference match is scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m. at Swartz Gym.