Converse Volleyball defeats Augusta State and ends weekend with 1-3 record
August 27, 2005
Greenwood, SC – Converse Volleyball recorded its first win of the season being led by Monica Wallace (San Antonio, TX) who had 14 kills and 14 digs combined with Michelle Sloan’s (Spartanburg, SC) 11 kills and 17 digs and Leslie Shain’s (Joliet, IL) 13 kills and 9 digs. The All-Stars fell behind 1-0 to Augusta State but rallied to win the next two sets before Augusta State forced the deciding fifth set that Converse would take 15-10.
On Friday night, Converse dropped their first two matches in the Lander Bearcat Blitz with a 3-0 loss to host Lander before a heart-breaking 3-2 defeat to Newberry after winning the two first sets of the match. Against Lander, Audrey Jacaard (Knoxville, TN) recorded a team-high 19 assists for Converse with Shain adding 12 kills. The Newberry match saw Wallace and Sloan each contribute 14 kills while Jacaard had an impressive 39 assists. Converse’s last match of the tournament was a 3-1 defeat to Montevallo Saturday afternoon.
Converse opens the home portion of their schedule Tuesday when they host USC-Upstate at 7pm in the Hannah Gymnasium.
Friday August 25
Lander def. Converse, 30-14, 30-22, 30-25
Newberry def. Converse, 19-30, 22-30, 30-28, 30-28, 15-12
Saturday August 26
Converse def. Augusta State, 24-30, 30-22, 30-25, 32-34, 15-10
Montevallo def. Converse, 30-27, 22-30, 30-24, 30-16