October 5, 2010
Logan Helps Volleyball Roll to Sweep of UNC Pembroke
SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba downed visiting UNC Pembroke in volleyball action by the scores of 28-26, 25-14 and 25-12 on Tuesday night at Goodman Gym. Freshman Anna Logan (Yadkinville, NC/Mt. Tabor HS) led the way with a dozen kills and three blocks as the Catawba Indians improved to 7-8. The Braves fell to 11-6.
Shay Meeks (Kings Mountain, NC/Kings Mountain HS) followed Logan with nine kills, while libero Jenny Young (Roanoke, VA/Patrick Henry HS) registered 20 digs. Setter Jordan Raye (Boonville, NC/Starmount HS) handed out 29 assists with four kills and five digs. Catawba hit at 32% for the match.
Allie Schneider (Cincinnati, OH) led UNC Pembroke with 11 kills and added six digs. Libero Marissa Baker (Naples, FL) posted 15 digs and setter Heather Bolwerk (Appleton, WI) had 22 assists and seven digs. Tiara Anderson (Gainesville, FL) recorded eight kills.
Catawba survived a tough first game before cruising to the sweep. Pembroke held a 14-11 lead midway through the game before the Lady Indians scored six of seven points to go up 17-15. UNCP got the lead back at 22-21, but Emily Richardson (Salem, VA/Salem HS) had two kills to give Catawba a 24-22 edge. The Braves scored three straight, getting kills from Anderson and Shay Peterson (Port Royal, SC), but a service error drew the teams even at 25-all.
Anderson gave UNCP another game point with a kill, but Alli Parrish (Zebulon, NC/Smithfield-Selma HS) answered for Catawba with a kill. MacKenzie White (Mt. Ulla, NC/Carson HS) served an ace to give the Lady Indians a game point and Meeks and Logan cashed it in with a combo block.
Six consecutive points by Catawba, which came on three kills each by Kaitlyn Whitmer (Ferrum, VA/Franklin Co. HS) and Logan, gave the Lady Indians a 12-6 edge in game two. An ace by Raye pushed the Catawba lead to 17-9 and the sophomore setter would later end the game on a kill.
Game three was all Catawba as the Lady Indians hit at 43.5% for the game. The Lady Indians grabbed a quick 8-2 lead and went ahead 18-9 after a kill by Logan. Another Logan kill upped the margin to 23-11.
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