Spartanburg, SC — The top seeded Bobcats of Lees-McRae College defeated the 8th seeded Pfeiffer University Falcons 3-0 (30-28, 30-19, 30-24). With the win, Lees-McRae advances to the semi-finals. The Bobcats will face the match 1 winner, Anderson University later today. Pfeiffer finishes the season at 10-20.
The Bobcats offense was led by Tiarra Pendleton with 12 kills. Pendleton also picked up 8 digs, 3 service aces, 2 solo blocks and 2 block assists in the match. Daviania Metti, who had 9 kills, led the team defensively with 10 digs while Amanda Huffaker added 7 digs. Metti also led the team with 4 service aces. Trisha Reese added 2 aces. Reese led the team with 22 assists, as Lauren Dickover dished out 20 assists. Katie Legg led the Bobcats’ blocking effort with 4 block assists. Caty Honey recorded 3 block assists and 1 solo.
Pfeiffer was led offensively by Brittany Dickens with 6 kills. Dickens also had 2 blocks in the match. Gaby McKinley, Victoria Parrish, and Petra Ljubicic each had 5 kills in the match. McKinley also had 14 digs. Morgan Liebert led the team in aces (3) and assists (20).