Monday, September 26, 2005
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 26, 2005) - The East Tennessee State volleyball team downed King College in dominating fashion Monday night, defeating the Tornado with a 3-0 shutout, in Brooks Gym. The Lady Bucs overpowered King with 30-20, 30-15, and 30-27 wins, to improve to 9-5 on the year.
The Lady Bucs dominated from the start, with junior Jennifer Sartor (
"I'm happy with the win," said ETSU head coach Lindsey Devine. "I'm really happy that it was a total team effort and everyone got a chance to contribute to the win."
Sartor, the reigning Atlantic Sun Player of the Week, paced the Lady Bucs with a match-high nine kills, followed by sophomore Callie Kiselich (Colorado Springs, Colo.) with eight, and junior Crystal Palmer (Chico, Calif.) with seven. Kiselich led ETSU in hitting percentage, recording .667 on 12 attempts, the third-best output in program history.
Sophomore Michelle Mislan (
"Michelle Mislan came up big," Devine said of the sophomore. "Tonight is a great confidence boost for her. It just goes to show that at any given time, anyone can step in a do the job for us."
Emerson and senior Katie Longden (
Chipping in on defense, Sarah Buhr (
ETSU hit .219 for the match, while holding
The Lady Bucs are at home again with an A-Sun match on Saturday, Oct. 1, as Gardner-Webb visits Brooks Gym for a 2 p.m. start. Brooks Gym has been good to ETSU so far this fall, as the Lady Bucs stand at 3-1 when playing at home.
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