Volleyball - Wed, Oct. 31, 2012
Wednesday night, the Cornerstone volleyball squad faced UNOH who currently held the top position in the Wolverine Hoosier Athletic Conference. The Golden Eagles used a balanced scoring attack, hitting .309 during a 3-0 (25-12, 25-22, 25-17) sweep of host UNOH in Lima, Ohio.
With the win, the Golden Eagles (23-8, 8-2 WHAC) climb one spot into the second place standing in the WHAC, while UNOH (31-4, 8-2 WHAC) snaps their five-match winning streak and fall out of a first-place tie in the conference. After Wednesday Cornerstone, Davenport, and UNOH are all now tied for second-place in league standings.
After a commanding 14-2 lead in set one, the Golden Eagles rolled past the Racers, 25-12. In the second set, the Racers kept the Golden Eagle lead closer but Cornerstone was too strong and took set two, 25-22. Heading into the last set, Cornerstone continued their momentum and took control of set three similar to set one, 25-17.
Cailie Johnson led the squad posting ten kills while Becky Albrecht posted eight kills respectively on Wednesday. Kim Weaver (30) was the team's leader in assists and Abby Miedema led the team in double-digit digs with 16. The Golden Eagles had a set-high attacking percentage in set two notching a .385 while holding the Racers to a .149 percentage in the same set. UNOH was led by 10 kills notched by Emily Crowell, Lauren Maxwell's 10 26 assists, and Casey Gates' 10 digs during Wednesday's match.
Cornerstone will wrap up regular season conference play when they host Davenport on Friday night. With a three-way tie for second place in league play, Friday night will determine the tie-breaker between Cornerstone and Davenport. Match time is set for 7 p.m.
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