CofC sweeps the Terriers, 3-0

After suffering a tough loss to Furman University Friday night, the College of Charleston Volleyball team headed to Spartanburg on Saturday to take on the Wofford College Terriers. The girls put the loss from the previous night behind them and were prepared to snag another conference victory.

The Cougars started the first set strong by capturing an early lead. As the set continued the Terriers were left in the dust and CofC came out with a victory of 25-12.

As the second set began the score between the two teams was close, however the Terriers began trailing during the middle of the set. The Cougars stayed on top of their game and managed to obtain another set victory of 25-16.

Much like the first, the Cougars took an early lead at the start of the third set. Leaving no oppurtinity for Wofford to catch up, CofC won the third set again 25-16 and swept the Terriers for the match 3-0. This puts the team up 5-1 for the SoCon conference and 14-8 for the whole season.

Freshman Lizzie Theesfeld led the Cougars offensively with a total of 10 kills, along with freshman Sloane White and senior Elyse Chubb who both made 9. There were four dig leaders for the match against Wofford, senior Emily Shelton with 13 digs, Theesfeld and sophomore Taeler Davis both with 10, and freshman Andi Zbojniewicz with a total of 8.

The Cougars will be back on the road this weekend heading first to Birmingham, Alabama on Friday Oct. 14th to face off against Samford at 8PM. The team will then travel to Chattanooga, Tennessee the following day on Oct. 15th for a match against Chattanooga at 2PM.

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Authored by: Katie Casteel

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