Falcons top Lander in conference matchPublished 8:42pm Sunday, October 28, 2012
FROM STAFF REPORTS
LANDER, S.C. – The University of Montevallo volleyball team defeated Lander University 3-1 on the road in a Peach Belt Conference match Oct. 27.
The Falcons picked up a 25-22 win in the opening set before dropping the second set 26-24. Montevallo (12-13 overall, 4-6 in Peach Belt Conference) closed out the match with a 25-23 win in the third set and a 25-16 win in the fourth set.
“We have played well the past couple of matches,” said Montevallo coach Katie O’Brien. “We are coming together as a team.”
Freshman Briana Marquez finished with 17 digs to go along with a career-high 55 assists in the match. Junior Kaleigh Harvey led Montevallo with 28 digs, while freshman Jessica Falletta posted 10 digs.
The Falcons return to action Oct. 29 with a doubleheader in Bristol, Tenn. Montevallo will face King College at 1 p.m. before taking on Concord University in a 3 p.m. match.