Jessica Brezwyn led all competitors, earning 14 kills in UNCG's sweep of Charlotte
Jessica Brezwyn led all competitors, earning 14 kills in UNCG's sweep of Charlotte

Volleyball Sweeps Charlotte in Final Non-Conference Match 10-19-2016

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – UNCG volleyball earned a sweep over the Charlotte 49ers in its last non-conference match of 2016 on Wednesday night.  UNCG improves to 3-5 all-time over the 49ers with the 3-0 (25-23, 25-19, 25-22) victory.  UNCG is now 11-10 overall, and over the .500 mark for the first time this season. Charlotte falls to 7-16 on the year.

Jessica Brezwyn (Darien, Ill./Hinsdale South) led all competitors with 14 kills, hitting at a .357 average.  Alexis Mourier (Elkhart, W.Va./George Washington) hit at a .400 average, tallying 13 kills.  Allison Penner (Aurora, Neb./Aurora) earned a match-best 39 assists, and chipped in six digs.

Ronni Katarzynski (Winfield, Ill./West Chicago) started at libero for the first time this season, and led the team with 16 digs.  Ashley Muench (Hurdle Mills, N.C./Orange chipped in 13, with Grace Howell (Rockwall, Texas/Rockwall-Heath) adding 12.

The Spartans were able to use an 8-0 run to take a leads early in the first set.  Kills from Mourier, Brezwyn and a block assist from Mourier and Jones helped put UNCG up 12-3. Charlotte was able to battle back into the set, using a 6-1 run to knot the set up at 19-19.  UNCG and Charlotte were tied again at 19, 21, 22, and 23 before the Spartans earned back-to-back points on a kill from Robeck, and a block assist from Robeck and Penner to take the first set.   

In the second set, UNCG was able to jump out to an 8-4 lead before Charlotte was able to come back and tie the set up at eight. The Spartans maintained a 1-3 point lead before scoring three of the final four points to take the set. A pair of Charlotte errors as well as kills from Brezwyn and Mourier aided UNCG down the stretch.

The final set was locked up a 15 before the Charlotte used a 3-0 run to gain the 18-15 advantage. A Spartan service error, as well as back-to-back 49er block assists helped give Charlotte the lead.  UNCG used a 7-1 run to take the set.  Three kills from Mourier, a block solo from Jones and a kill from Rebecca Rice’s (Raleigh, N.C./Leesville Road) all contributed to the run.

UNCG returns to action Friday, Oct. 21 as it will host the Wofford Terriers inside Fleming Gym at 5:00 p.m.




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