Volleyball drops four-game match at Wingate

WINGATE, NC -- Wingate University junior middle blockers Rebecca Brezovec (Durham, NC) and Molly Kerns (Bellefontaine, OH) had 18 kills each as the Bulldogs rallied to defeat Catawba College 3-1 in South Atlantic Conference volleyball action Tuesday night in Cuddy Arena. Wingate prevailed 24-30, 30-22, 30-27, 30-28. With the victory, Wingate improves to 18-3 overall and 7-2 in the SAC. Catawba falls to 8-10 overall and 3-6 in the SAC. Kerns and Brezovec helped lead the Wingate defense as well. Brezovec had six block assists, while Kerns tallied three block assists. Wingate junior outside hitter Rachelle Rostas (Charlotte, NC) and freshman outside hitter Kathryn Reddick (Franklinton, NC) had eight kills each for the hosts. Rostas had eight kills and only one error in 17 total attacks. In the pivotal fourth game, the Bulldogs trailed 25-22 when junior outside hitter Danielle Thompson (Channelview, TX) served seven straight points to give Wingate a 29-25 lead. Reddick had two kills and two block assists during the 7-0 flurry. Catawba freshman middle blocker Melissa Powers (Bennett, NC) led the Indian offense with 18 kills. Freshman outside hitter Melissa Griffith (Williamsburg, VA) had a double-double with 10 kills and 18 digs for the visitors. Catawba sophomore setter Andi Henderson (Swansboro, NC) also had a double-double with 45 assists and 12 digs. #####

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