Emory holds off Berry, will play for Atlanta Regional title on Sunday
ATLANTA -- Emory received double-figure kills from three players as it defeated Berry in the second round of the Atlanta Regional on Saturday afternoon. The Eagles raised their record to 32-4 following a 3-1 triumph (25-13, 15-25, 25-20, 25-13) against the Vikings who finished off their year at 26-8.
The junior trio of Cat McGrath, Kate Bowman and Leah Jacobs accounted for 36 of the team's 49 kills with McGrath posting 13 terminations en route to a blistering .600 hitting percentage (13-1—20).
Bowman totaled a dozen successful attack attempts, her 17th double-figure outing of the campaign, while Jacobs chalked up 11 kills, her seventh match in the last eight with double figures. Sophomore Taylor Erwin paced the team with 20 digs, her 13th match this season where she reached the 20-plateau mark, while setter Sydney Miles dished out 39 assists.