ETSU volleyball rallies back to defeat UNC Asheville, 3-2
Freshman Whitney Cogburn was hot off the bench for the Bucs.
Freshman Whitney Cogburn was hot off the bench for the Bucs.

Wednesday, September 19, 2007

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 19, 2007) - The ETSU volleyball team rallied back to defeat UNC Asheville in five games to keep their home winning streak alive, 29-31, 31-29, 25-30, 30-18, 15-10.

 

"I knew that we had to come out and play with intensity and to attack fast if we were to have a chance of winning the game," said head coach Lindsey Devine. "Callie played well and she was consistent as always."

 

Senior Callie Kiselich (Colorado Springs, Colo.), led the Buc's attack with 20 kills, as the Bucs had four players with double digit kills. Freshman Desiree Dyck (Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan), tallied 14 kills, while Kristan Provchy (Norton, Ohio), had 11 and Laura Waddell (Lynchburg, Va.), finished with 10.

 

Sophomore Amanda Youell (Middleburg, Fla.), had a double-double for the Bucs collecting 62 assists and 17 digs. Freshman Whitney Cogburn (Kingsport, Tenn.) was great off of the bench for the Bucs with 6 kills and 3 digs, while Britney Loomis had three consecutive service aces for the Bucs in game five.

 

            "Whitney was great off of the bench for us bringing excitement and making big plays," Devine said. "We talked to Amanda about being able to play both offense and defense well. We worked on it in practice a lot and it paid off for her."

 

            Seniors Kaena Apana (Waianae, Hawaii), and Marissa Mortensen (Elk Grove, Ill.), played well defensively for the Bucs as Apana had 24 digs and Mortensen collected 14.

 

            With the win the Bucs improve to 8-7 and are now on a record 11-game home winning streak. The Bucs open conference play this weekend as they will host Jacksonville on Friday at 7 p.m., and North Florida on Saturday at 2 p.m. in Brooks Gym.

Follow ETSU Athletics on Twitter Twitter and become a fan on Facebook Facebook.
FB ETSU Kingsport, Tenn.
Oct 23, 6:00 p.m. Scrimmage at J. Fred Johnson Stadium
MSOC ETSU 0 Greenville, S.C.
Oct 24, 6:00 p.m. Furman 3
VB ETSU 2 Birmingham, Ala.
Oct 24, 6:00 p.m. Samford University 3
WGOLF Palmetto Intercollegiate Kiawah Island, S.C.
Oct 26 10th of 20
WSOC ETSU 2 Cullowhee, N.C.
Oct 26 Western Carolina 3
MSOC UNC Greensboro 1 OT
Oct 28 ETSU 0
MBB Blue/Gold Scrimmage Freedom Hall
Oct 30, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MCC Southern Conference Championship Kernersville, N.C.
Oct 31 2 of 10
WCC Southern Conference Championship Kernersville, N.C.
Oct 31 4 of 10
WTEN ETSU Knoxville, Tenn.
Oct 31 University of Tennessee Fall Invite
VB ETSU 0 Greensboro, N.C.
Oct 31 University of North Carolina at Greensboro 3
WTEN ETSU
Nov 1 University of Tennessee Fall Invite
WBB Milligan College Johnson City, Tenn.
Nov 1, 12:00 p.m. ETSU
FB ETSU Johnson City, Tenn.
Nov 1, 3:00 p.m. Homecoming scrimmage
WSOC ETSU Johnson City, Tenn.
Nov 1, 5:30 p.m. UNC Greensboro
VB University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Johnson City, Tenn.
Nov 1, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MSOC ETSU Macon, Ga.
Nov 1, 8:00 p.m. Mercer
WTEN ETSU
Nov 2, 8:00 p.m. University of Tennessee Fall Invite