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Volleyball Wrap Up


Amelia Eyles

Soph. Middle Amelia Eyles

Hollins Wraps Up Invitational

Roanoke, VA - Hollins University Volleyball vs Virginia Intermont College at 2012 Hollins Invitational September 8, 2012

Box Score

The Hollins University volleyball team faced Virginia Intermont College in the finale of the 2012 Hollins Invitational.  Hollins entered the match looking to even their record for the event at 2-2.

The Cobras struck first taking the opening set 25-19.  In the second set, Hollins rebounded by taking the lead early and never looking back en route to evening the match at a set apiece, 25-18.  Set three saw a thrilling affair that came down to the final points.  When the dust settled Hollins found themselves on the wrong end of a 25-23 score.  Looking to tie the match, Hollins seemed to loose the momentum as Intermont took the fourth and deciding set and won the match 3-1.

Haley Ortiz (Chesapeake, VA) tallied 12 kills, 15 digs and three blocks.  Ally Reed (Sterling, VA) recorded 10 kills and a team high 25 digs while Amelia Eyles (Millwood, VA) added five kills, two service aces, and a match high four blocks.  Setter Lela Moore (Woodleaf, NC) handed out 27 assists to go with her three kills and four digs.

Virginia Intermont was led by Brandi Blessing and her 23 kills and 18 digs.  Shelby Conner added 12 kills and setter Ashley Hooven dished out 44 assists.  The Cobras enjoyed a 61 to 36 advantage in kills, recoding no less than 14 in any one set.

Hollins will begin ODAC play next weekend starting with a trip to Virginia Wesleyan on Friday.  The match with the Marlins is scheduled to begin at 6:30pm.