UMobile Volleyball Blanks Faulkner In SSAC Play
posted on October 12, 2010 22:25
MOBILE, Ala-- The University of Mobile volleyball team blanked Faulkner University in impressive fashion Tuesday, winning 25-5, 25-12, 25-16 in SSAC West Division action.
Mobile (12-7, 4-1) travels to Savannah, Ga., for the SCAD Invitational this weekend and will open with Bellevue Friday at 1 pm.
The Lady Rams dominated in every face, serving up 20 aces and hitting .291 as a team, while allowing only 1 Faulkner ace and holding the Lady Eagles to -.013 attack percentage.
Melody Tenney led with 17 assists and 7 aces for Mobile, while Shea McBee finished with 8 kills, 5 aces and hit .636. Erica Rath finished with 3 blocks and 5 kills, while Katy McCollister led with 10 digs for Mobile.
In the opening set, Mobile went ahead 11-0 behind Tenney's serving, and then with the score 13-2, Mobile took the next nine points with McBee serving, before cruising to victory.
Faulkner actually grabbed a 2-1 lead early in the second set, but Mobile went on a 9-3 run to take command. Mobile closed the set with another 9-3 run.
The Lady Rams used four runs of three or more in the final set to clinch the match.