W&L Volleyball Downs Webster, 3-0

W&L Volleyball Downs Webster, 3-0

ATLANTA, Ga. — The Washington and Lee volleyball team held Webster to a -.019 hitting percentage on its way to a 3-0 victory at the Emory National Invitational on Saturday.

The Generals (22-8) made quick work of the Gorlocks (17-11) in the 25-14, 25-19, 25-9 win. W&L registered a .243 hitting percentage with 39 kills and 13 errors on 107 total attempts. Webster notched 17 kills and 19 errors on 103 attempts to reach its hitting clip.

Junior outside hitter Meg Guignon (St. Louis, Mo./Visitation Academy) led the Blue and White with nine kills and nine digs. Senior defensive specialist Katie Volk (Lancaster, Calif./Quartz Hill) paced the back row with a team-high 12 digs. Sophomore outside hitter Allison Webb (Thousand Oaks, Calif./Westlake) and first-year outside hitter Brynne Gould (Boone, N.C./Watauga) each had seven kills.

First-year middle blocker Courtney Berry (Charlottesville, Va./Western Albemarle) registered eight kills on only 13 attempts with one error for a .538 hitting percentage. She also had a team-high five blocks. With the five blocks, she now has 119 this season, which is the fifth-highest single-season total in program history. Leslie Fischbeck '01 is fourth on the list, as she recorded 120 in 2001.

Senior defensive specialist Maria Soffner totaled a match-high 18 digs to lead the Gorlocks. Senior middle hitter Emi Beining had the most kills for Webster with five.

The Generals will play their final match of the Emory National Invitational later on Saturday at 3:00 pm against 24th-ranked Berry.

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