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Volleyball Sweeps Bison

Megan Hillyard had a double-double with 32 assists and 10 digs Tuesday in a 3-0 non-league win over Gallaudet.
Megan Hillyard had a double-double with 32 assists and 10 digs Tuesday in a 3-0 non-league win over Gallaudet.

WINCHESTER, Va. – The Shenandoah University volleyball team earned win No. 8 on the season with a 3-0 non-league shutout over Gallaudet Tuesday evening at the Wilkins Center.

Shenandoah (8-10) swept the Bison at 23, 10 and 19 to win for the fifth straight time in its new home versus non-league opponents.

IN BRIEF

Set scores: 25-23, 25-10,25-19 

After the two teams were tied on 12 occasions and traded the lead five times in the first set, Shenandoah led wire-to-wire in the second to take the commanding 2-0 lead. The Bison (11-12) tied the match seven times and traded the lead two more times in the third before SU pulled away.

SU LEADERS

Kills

Torie Gettier 11, Caylin Harris 10 

Assists

Megan Hillyard 32

Digs

Nicole Shannon 19, Harris 18, Hillyard 10

Blocks

Emily Cheatwood 4

UP NEXT

Shenandoah returns to ODAC play on Thursday with a 7 p.m. home match versus Roanoke.

MATCH NOTES

  • The win is the Hornets fifth straight in the Wilkins Center over non-conference opponents
  • SU is now 3-4 versus Gallaudet since 2004 with three wins in the last four meetings
  • The Hornets hit .222 on the night with 38 kills against 12 errors in 117 attemts
  • Shenandoah was 61 percent side out serves, including 80 percent (8-of-10) in the second set
  • Gallaudet hit .048 on the day (30-24-126)

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