W&L Volleyball Stumbles Against Berry, 3-1

W&L Volleyball Stumbles Against Berry, 3-1

ATLANTA, Ga. — Despite 17 kills from sophomore outside hitter Meg Guignon (St. Louis, Mo./Visitation Academy), the Washington and Lee volleyball team fell to Berry, 3-1, on Friday at the Emory National Invitational.

The Vikings (20-8) won the first set, 25-16, but the Generals (21-7) responded by claiming the second, 25-18. The two squads were tied, 15-15, in the third, but Berry finished the frame on a 10-6 run to take the third, 25-21. The Vikings closed out the match in the fourth, 25-23.

Along with 17 kills, Guignon had 11 digs and two service aces. First-year outside hitter Ashleigh Meade (Bristow, Va./Patriot) totaled 24 digs. First-year outside hitter Allison Webb (Thousand Oaks, Calif./Westlake) totaled 16 digs, seven kills and four assists.

First-year setter Anna Soroka (Mechanicsville, Va./Lee-Davis) notched 15 assists, seven digs and three kills. Senior middle blocker Mackenzie Shand (Saline, Mich./Saline) had two blocks, which pushed her single-season total to 124. She moved past Lindsey Dee '12 and now has the second-highest single-season total in program history.

First-year outside hitter Emily Hancock led the Vikings with 12 kills and 20 digs. Senior libero Katie Truluck notched a match-high 28 digs.

The Generals played Susquehanna later on Saturday.

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