UMO Falls In Three To North Greenville

UMO Falls In Three To North Greenville

Mount Olive, N.C. - The University of Mount Olive women's volleyball team fell in three sets to North Greenville on Saturday afternoon in Conference Carolinas competition at Kornegay Arena in Mount Olive, N.C.

GAME INFORMATION
Score: North Greenville 3, Mount Olive 0 (25-18, 25-18, 25-16)
Records: Mount Olive 6-7, 3-1; North Greenville 6-6, 3-2
Location: Kornegay Arena

HOW IT HAPPENED
Play-by-Play

FIRST SET
- The Crusaders opened the match going up 6-1 over the Trojans.
- UMO cut the lead to two, 6-4 before NGU went on a 9-5 run putting the score at 15-9.
- The Trojans countered with their own 5-1 run pulling back within two points of the Crusaders, 16-14.
- Following an NGU timeout, the Crusaders closed out the first set on an 11-4 spurt winning 25-18 over the Trojans.

SECOND SET
- Things looked promising for the Trojans in the second set as they opened the game with their own 7-2 lead.
- North Greenville came back to tie the game 10 all on an 8-3 run to get back in the set.
- The Trojans tied the game at 13 all but the Crusaders crept ahead as they closed out the set on a 12-5 run winning 25-18 and heading into the intermission with a 2-0 lead in the match.

THIRD SET
- NGU opened the third set going up by four points, 8-4, over UMO. 
- Mount Olive came within two points, 10-8, but North Greenville pulled away on a 10-4 run going up 20-12.
- The Trojans scored four more points in the set but the Crusaders lead was too great to overcome as they won set three 25-16 and the match 3-0.

KEY STATS
Britni Johnson led the Trojans with 12 kills and added 14 digs.
- Kamber Skeen had 31 of the teams 33 assists.

NEXT UP
UMO returns to action on Tuesday, Sept. 26, as the Barton College Bulldogs come to Mount Olive, N.C. for a midweek Conference Carolinas contest. First serve is set for 7 p.m. and for those who cannot come out to support the Trojans in person, you can watch the match on the Trojans Sports Network or follow the live stats at umotrojans.com.