Volleyball

Zuck's eight aces helps Volleyball to win at Pfeiffer

MISENHEIMER, NC -- Catawba defeated host Pfeiffer in four games in volleyball action on Tuesday night at Merner Gym. The Falcons won the first game, but Catawba rallied to take the match 26-30, 30-13, 30-22 and 30-13. The Lady Indians improve to 12-16, while Pfeiffer falls to 11-19. Melissa Griffith (Williamsburg, NC) led Catawba with 15 kills and recorded 14 digs. Fellow freshman Melissa Powers (Bennett, NC) added 12 kills and five blocks, while Amanda Nantz (Troutman, NC) followed with 11 kills. Senior Summer Zuck (Kingston, TN) served up eight aces with Andi Henderson (Swansboro, NC) recording 42 assists, 16 digs and three blocks. Heather Klein led Pfeiffer with 11 kills, while Vera Taylor had nine kills and 21 digs. Catawba jumped to an 8-0 lead in the opening game behind the serving of Zuck. Pfeiffer stormed back and tied the game at 14-14 on a kill by Nicole Cummings. The game stayed close until the end when Pfeiffer scored the final four points. Game two was tight early as Catawba held a mere 12-11 lead. A kill by Kalin Collier (Rural Hall, NC) gave the Lady Indians a 17-13 lead and gave the serve to Missy Bartholomew (New Carlisle, IN), who closed out the match. During the 12-point run, Bartholomew served three aces. The Lady Indians took a 14-9 lead in game three and held a comfortable margin the rest of the way. Pfeiffer pulled within 20-15, but Griffith had three kills down the stretch to help close out the game. Catawba cruised to the win in game four. Powers killed off a point to give the Tribe a 9-3 lead and Zuck served four aces in a 6-0 run that put Catawba up 21-8. MATCH SCORES 1 2 3 4 Catawba (12-16) 26 30 30 30 Pfeiffer (11-19) 30 13 22 13 Leaders Kills: C - Melissa Griffith 15, Melissa Powers 12, Amanda Nantz 11; P - Heather Klein 11, Vera Taylor 9, Sarah Beth Hobson 9. Digs: C - Missy Bartholomew 18, Andi Henderson 16, Summer Zuck 16; P - Brittany Poole 22, Taylor 21, Morgan Liebert 13. Blocks: C - Powers 0-5/5, Zuck 0-3/3, Henderson 0-3/3; P - Taylor 0-2/2, Klein 0-2/2. Assists: C - Henderson 42; P - Liebert 29. Service Aces: C - Zuck 8, Bartholomew 3; P - Petra Ljubicic 4, Hobson 3, Taylor 2. ATT: 160 Time 1:33 #######

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