Volleyball Tripped Up By Mars Hill in Four-Set Loss


MARS HILL, N.C. -- The host Lions topped Catawba in four games to claim the South Atlantic Conference volleyball win on Friday night at Stanford Arena.  Mars Hill improves to 3-9 overall and 2-3 in the SAC with the 25-23, 21-25, 25-22, 25-20 victory.  The Catawba Indians fall to 3-7 and 1-4.

Bri Howard (Graham, N.C./S. Alamance HS) led the Lady Indians with 10 kills and a pair of blocks.  Rachel Gallup (Fredericksburg, Va./Courtland HS) followed with nine kills and three blocks, while Ashley Brown (Hendersonville, NC/N. Henderson HS) collected eight kills and two blocks.

Mars Hill was led by Rebecca Butler's 15 kills.  Lauren Hochstetler added 14 kills and Mary Kate Griffin had a dozen.  All three had double figures in digs, with Butler totaling 16, to post double-doubles.

Abby Pennington (Blacksburg, Va./Blacksburg HS) led Catawba with four blocks and tallied six kills.  Taylor Houser (Mt. Holly, N.C./S. Point/Pfeiffer) picked up 19 digs, while McKenzie Garrison (Newton, N.C./Maiden HS) and Kaytee Frabotta (Sterling Heights, Mich./Henry Ford II HS) each served a pair of aces.

Catawba will travel to Tusculum on Saturday for a 2 pm match with the Pioneers. 

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Volleyball vs. UNC Pembroke 11 a.m.

Volleyball @ Francis Marion 3 p.m.

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Volleyball vs. Converse 11 a.m.

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Soccer (W) vs. SAINT ANSELM 5 p.m.

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Volleyball vs. West Texas A&M 11 a.m.

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