2017 Volleyball
Record: 17-7 Home: 10-1 Away: 5-5 Neutral: 2-1 AAC: 11-4
 
 
 
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The Skyhawks would rally from behind 1-0 after the first set to ultimately win the conference match in the fifth set, 3-2.
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Volleyball - Sat, Sep. 23, 2017

WEST POINT, Ga.   Point University (8-5; 4-2 AAC) totaled 65 kills with 35 attack errors in 188 attempts (.160) en route to a comeback victory over the visiting Montreat College Cavaliers (7-9; 4-3 AAC), 3-2, in Saturday, September 23 Appalachian Athletics Conference volleyball action at West Point Park Gymnasium in West Point, Ga.  The Skyhawks lost set one, 29-27, won set two, 25-20, won set three, 25-18, lost set four, 25-22, and won set five, 15-7.

   

Point led by as many as six points in the first set, but the Cavaliers tied the set at 25-25 and would go on to take the set six points later on a Point attack error, 29-27.  The Skyhawks bounced back in the second set, leading by as many as six points and would tie the match 1-1 with a win in set two, 25-20.

 

Point held off Montreat in the third set, leading by as many as seven points to take the set, 25-18, but the Cavaliers would rally to take the fourth set 25-22 to force a decisive fifth set.

 

The Skyhawks opened the final set with a 4-0 run and led 12-3 when Montreat went on 4-2 run to make the match 14-7.  Point earned the final point to win the set, 15-7 on a Montreat attack error, and would win the set, 3-2.

 

Point finished the three-set match with 65 kills and 35 attack errors in 188 total attacks (.160), 54 set assists, a season-high 10 service aces, 94 digs, and eight total team blocks.  Montreat totaled 55 kills with 37 errors in 191 total attacks (.094), 51 set assists, six service aces, 85 digs and nine total team blocks.

 

Senior middle blocker Suheily Colon-Rodriguez (Carolina, Puerto Rico) led the Skyhawks with 16 kills and just three attack errors in 25 attempts (.520) and added two digs and one set assist, sophomore right-side hitter Charlotte Havrisik (Riverside, CA), finished with 15 kills and two digs, and freshman middle blocker Mary Rimmer (Bay St. Louis, MS) added nine kills and two blocks.  Freshman outside hitter Te'a Owens (Rossville, GA) finished with eight kills and two digs, and junior outside hitter Jordan Bemis (Middleburg, FL) totaled five kills and one block.

 

Sophomore setter Julia Felix (New Orleans, LA) had six kills, 23 set assists and 11 digs, and freshman setter Kaitlyn Hawke (Highland, MI) added 22 set assists and totaled 16 digs.

 

Defensively, senior libero Gabriana Nichols (Pecos, TX) finished with a team-high 19 digs with six assists and went a perfect 28-for-28 in service receptions, and sophomore defensive specialist Tessa Burns (Columbus, GA) recorded 12 digs and was a perfect 18-for-18 in service receptions.

 

NEXT MATCH:  Coached by Amanda Jones, the Skyhawks hit the road for an AAC match at Truett McConnell University on Tuesday, Sept. 26, at 6:30 p.m. Eastern time in Cleveland, Ga.

 
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