UNCG sweeps cross-town rival North Carolina A&T, 3-0
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG came out and easily took the first set 25-13 en route to defeating North Carolina A&T, 3-0 (25-13, 25-20, 25-13), on Wednesday evening in the Corbett Sports Center.
The Spartans improved to 7-8 on the season, while the Aggies fell to 0-15.
Jenea Daniels paced the Aggies with six kills and two others had four kills each.
UNCG took control early in the first set as it jumped out to a 9-4 lead and forced an Aggie timeout. The Spartans would stretch their lead out to 20-9 late in the set on a kill by Ariel Newman before winning the set, 25-13.
The second set was much closer as there were six ties, particularly late in the set. After UNCG had built an 18-13 lead, North Carolina A&T fought back with five points of its own to tie the set at 18. The Spartans were able to recover and score seven of the final nine points to win the set, 25-20.
The third and final set was similar to the first set as UNCG ran out to a 14-4 lead before a kill by Chambers gave the Spartans the set, 25-13, and the match, 3-0.
The Spartans will begin Southern Conference play this weekend by hosting Elon on Friday at 6 p.m.
UNCG def. North Carolina A&T 25-13, 25-20, 25-13
UNCG (7-8) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Karrian Chambers 9-1-1; Holland Hoefnagel 7-1-1; Vicky Harley 6-0-4; Kelsey Sidney 6-0-2; Ariel Newman 5-0-0; Chelsea Evans 4-0-2; Ari Lysacek 2-0-0; Morgan Freeman 1-0-0; Sarah Eldridge 1-0-1; Kellie Orewiler 0-2-0; Totals 41-4-6.0. (Assists) - Ari Lysacek 11; Emily McMurtrey 10. (Dig leaders) - Kellie Orewiler 13; Holland Hoefnagel 6
North Carolina A&T (0-15) (Kills-aces-blocks) - DANIELS,Jenea 6-0-1; EVANS,Andrea 4-1-1; COOPER,Tatiana 4-0-0; REESE,Devonte' 1-0-0; WILLIAMS,Murphye 0-1-2; MCCASKILL,Bridget 0-2-0; FOX,Chelsea 0-2-0; Totals 15-6-3.0. (Assists) - FOX,Chelsea 14. (Dig leaders) - DANIELS,Jenea 8; FOX,Chelsea 5
Site: Greensboro, N.C. (Corbett Sports Ctr)
Date: Sep 21, 2011 Attend: 87 Time: 1:15
Referees: Dave Mabe, Robert Webb
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