November 11, 2007
Volleyball Ends Season With Five-Game Setback to C-N
Powers named to all-tournament team
JEFFERSON CITY, TN -- Kelsey Fleck notched 20 kills as Carson-Newman rallied from a 2-1 deficit to defeat third-seed Catawba 30-16, 23-30, 20-30, 30-22 and 15-12 in the semifinals of the 2007 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Championship match. The Eagles improve to 23-10 and advance to face top-seeded Wingate in the final. The Catawba Indians end their season at 25-9.
The Eagles took the first 11 points of the opening game en route to the 30-16 win. Carson-Newman hit .379 for that game, but failed to hit the .100 hitting percentage mark in games two and three as the Indians claimed a two games to one advantage.
Katie Troyer and Kelli Sorensen reached the double-figure plateau in kills for C-N with 14 and 11, respectively. Stephanie Cutter added 34 assists while Allyson Corhn contributed 17. Cutter anchored the Eagle defense with 21 digs while Salem Stepp and Sorensen combined for 28 digs. Stepp had 16 while Sorensen added 12.
For the Indians, Melissa Powers (Bennett, NC/N. Moore HS) had 21 kills while Melissa Griffith (Williamsburg, VA/Lafayette HS) added 13. Andi Henderson's (Swansboro, NC/Swansboro HS) 51 assists paced the Catawba offense while Nikki Bozick (Boca Raton, FL/W. Boca HS) and Griffith added 12 digs apiece. Powers was named to the all-tournament team.
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