Volleyball Swept by Tusculum


GREENEVILLE, TN -- Tusculum stayed undefeated in league play with a three-game sweep of visiting Catawba in South Atlantic Conference volleyball action on Friday night at Pioneer Arena.  The Pioneers won by the scores of 25-17, 25-17, 25-17 tom improve to 7-2 overall and 5-0 in the SAC.  The Catawba Indians fall to 4-4 and 1-3.

Tusculum’s Sam Underwood recorded eight kills, 13 digs and served a match-high five aces in the battle between two programs that advanced to the NCAA Division II Tournament a year ago.  As a team, the Pioneers finished with 13 aces, including three by Tori Welker and two each from Bailee Price and Melanie Gibson

TC’s Alyssa Raterman accounted for a .375 hitting percentage and four blocks, while rookie setter Ashley Sarmiento added 30 assists, eight digs and a service ace in the victory.   Price and Caitlyn Dean led the Pioneers with 14 digs each, while Allyson Ray recorded seven kills and a .364 hitting percentage.

Jenny Young (Roanoke, VA/Patrick Henry HS) led the Catawba defensive efforts with a match-best 19 digs, while the setter duo of Megan Courson (Statesville, NC/W. Iredell HS) and Alli Parrish (Zebulon, NC/Smithfield-Selma HS) finished with 11 and 10 assists, respectively.  Freshman Anna Logan (Yadkinville, NC/Mt. Tabor HS) totaled six kills and four blocks, while Kaitlyn Whitmer (Ferrum, VA/Franklin Co. HS) tallied six kills, eight digs and two blocks.

Box Score

Today's Events

Swimming vs. QUEENS, noon


«December 2017»
December 1

Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 1)

December 2

Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 2) W-2nd;M-4th

Track/Field @ JDL College Kickoff Classic

Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 43-60

Basketball (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 58-103

December 9

Basketball (W) vs. TUSCULUM 70-58

Basketball (M) vs. TUSCULUM 73-87

December 11

Basketball (W) vs. JC SMITH 51-52

December 12

Basketball (M) vs. ST. AUGUSTINE'S 76-73

December 16

Basketball (W) vs. ANDERSON 63-46

Basketball (M) vs. ANDERSON 67-76

December 17

Swimming vs. QUEENS noon

December 19

Basketball (M) vs. WINGATE 11 a.m.

Basketball (W) vs. WINGATE 2 p.m.

December 30

Basketball (W) @ Virginia Union 2 p.m.


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Basketball (W) Team Photo