Bellarmine University

11/08/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/09/2019 00:14

Knights fly past Cardinals 3-1

Box Score

LIBERTY, Mo.-The Bellarmine volleyball team dropped the opening set but rallied to win three straight to claim a 3-1 (24-26, 25-15, 25-18, 25-20) victory over William Jewell in a Great Lakes Valley Conference contest at the Mabee Center on Friday night.
Freshman notched 23 kills the pace the Bellarmine attack with classmate adding 14 while hitting at a .400 clip. Setter tallied 52 assists on the night as Bellarmine improved to 18-9, 8-4 GLVC. With tonight's performance, Scott ran her streak of matches with 20+ kills to five.
Defensively, Bellarmine's came up with 25 digs for match-high honors while Scott also contributed four block assists and 11 digs.
William Jewell (11-17, 4-8 GLVC) got 12 kills from Maddie Wingert to lead the home squad while Meghan Tauke had seven block assists for the Cardinals.
As a team, the Knights totaled 61 kills and hit .172 while limiting WJC to 38 kills and an .056 hitting percentage.
The Knights return to action on Saturday when they visit No. 20 Rockhurst at 4 p.m. (3 p.m. CST).
For more coverage of Bellarmine athletics, follow us on Twitter (@BUKnights), Instagram (BUKnights) and Facebook (BUKnights).