Christopher-Newport wins two easily
Roundup: Emory gets back on winning track with sweep
HAVERFORD, Pa. -- Christopher Newport beat California Lutheran in the first match of the Haverford College Tournament in three quick sets. The Captains held the Regals to a -.042 hitting percentage while putting up 10 blocks.
Offensively Christie Fellows and Cory Harris led the way for the winners with seven kills each.
Jessie Heavenrich had 27 assists, a service ace and four blocks for the Captains. Abby Hogge and Harris both had eight digs for CNU and Hogge also led the team with three service aces.
Chelsea McClure and Bailey Jensen each had six kills for Christopher Newport.
No. 1 Calvin 3, Transylvania 0
No. 1 Calvin 3, Otterbein 1
CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. -- Top-ranked Calvin improved its record to 4-0 on the season after taking a pair of matches at the Thomas More Invitational on Saturday. The Knights swept past Transylvania 25-14, 25-15, 25-14 in their opening match of the day.
Rebecca and Lizzie Kamp led the Knights in kills notching 12 apiece while hitting .688 and .522 respectively. Kelly Gordon led Calvin in the digs category scoring 10. Lizzie Kamp had eight digs while Kristi Zietse had seven. Megan Rietema dished out 29 assists while recording five blocks.
Calvin then took the court against Otterbein and came away with a 25-19, 25-21, 19-25, 25-19 victory. Rebecca Kamp was named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player and was joined on the all-tournament team from Calvin by Lizzie Kamp and Megan Rietema.
No. 2 Emory 3, Hanover 0
No. 2 Emory 3, No. 6 Juniata 0
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio -- No. 2 Emory closed out its participation at the Wittenberg Invitational on Saturday in strong fashion. The Eagles captured their second consecutive victory with a 25-19, 25-21, 25-21 victory against No. 6 Juniata, who slipped to 1-3. Emory cruised past Hanover 25-15, 25-20, 25-23 earlier in the day.
Emory finished with a .179 (36-15 --118) hitting percentage while holding the Panthers to .070 (25-17--114) in its opening match of the day. The Eagles registered a 61-58 edge in digs while Hanover finished with a 7-4 edge in blocks.
Emory recorded a .250 (40-9 -- 124) hitting percentage while holding the Juniata to .113 (36-20 -- 142) in the nightcap. Emory held a 70-63 advantage in digs and a 7-2 bulge in total blocks.
No. 3 Washington (Mo.) 3, Carroll 0
No. 3 Washington (Mo.) 3, DePauw 0
St. Louis, Mo. -- No. 3 Washington University in St. Louis opened play in the Bears Classic with sweeps of Carroll and DePauw on Saturday night at the Washington University Field House in St. Louis, Mo.
Senior middle hitter Lauren Budde and junior outside hitter Drew Hargrave each recorded nine kills to pace the WUSTL offense in the win against Carroll. Budde hit .692 without committing an attack error (9-0-13) while Hargrave hit .389 (9-2-18). Budde added 11 digs to register her first double-double of the season.
Byrne led all scorers with five kills in the six-point second set win, while Budde was a perfect 4-for-4 on swings and Hargrave added three of her nine kills.
No. 4 Christopher Newport 3, Bluffton 0
HAVERFORD, Pa. -- No. 4 Christopher Newport improved to 3-0 on the season while the loss drops Bluffton to 1-1.
Cory Harris led the Captains with 12 kills while Chelsea McClure had eight with only eight attempts. Nine other Captains combined for a total of 24 kills. The Captains had a team hitting percentage of .383 and held Bluffton to .068.
Jessie Heavenrich had 26 assists while Alyssa Kidd added 12. Abby Hogge and Brooke Moore each had a pair of aces. Junior Kara Elder led with 10 digs while freshman Katie Jarrett got three blocks.
Bluffton was led by Nichole Wood with eight kills and Kyleigh Whitsel with 22 assists.
No. 5 Wittenberg 3, No. 6 Juniata 1
No. 5 Wittenberg 3, Maryville 0
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio -- Wittenberg captured a pair of matches on Saturday as they finished with an unbeated record at the Wittenberg Invitational. The Tigers topped Juniata 3-1 in their opening match of the day before sweeping past Maryville in the nightcap. Juniata jumped out to the lead by capturing the first set. However, Wittenberg rallied back and won the next three sets to put the Eagles away.
Wittenberg received strong performances from Christina Gilene and Katie Sumner, who were both named to the all-tournament team
Game information compiled from respective athletic department website