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Panthers Close Volleyball Season with Third Straight Win

Ferrum Volleyball - Senior Day 2018
Ferrum Volleyball - Senior Day 2018

 

FERRUM, Va. -- Ferrum College beat visiting Johnson & Wales (N.C.) University in non-conference volleyball action tonight at home, winning 3-1 at Swartz Gym on Senior Night. Set scores were 25-14, 17-25, 25-21, 25-22.

RECORDS
Ferrum (12-15)
Johnson & Wales (14-14)

THE BASICS
Following a Senior Day pre-game ceremony for graduating players Mikayla Holland and Cheyenne Strickland, the Panthers rolled to a 25-14 win in the first set and looked strong. The Wilcats had no intention of going quietly though, quickly taking the second set 25-17 and the match was tied at a set each. Ferrum then earned a pair of hard-fought wins in the third and fourth sets to close out the match and the season.

STREAKS OF THREE
Tonight's victory was Ferrum's third straight, and its third three-game win streak with season. The Panthers also opened the season with a 3-0 mark, then posted three consecutive wins from October 22-25.

KEY STATS
Ferrum: Kaelyn Daniel 10 kills, 9 digs; Strickland 25 asst, 14 digs; Holland 9 kills
Johnson & Wales: Toniya Scott 13 kills 9 digs; Iyana Favor 12 kills; Kendall Watson 14 digs;
                 Moana Reid 42 asst, 12 digs