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Volleyball Wrap Up


Jessie Deese

Sophomore Libero Jessie Deese

Volleyball Opens 2012 Season

Danville, VA - Hollins University Volleyball vs Greensboro College at Averett university September 1, 2012

Box Score

The 2012 Hollins volleyball team kicked off the 2012 season with a trip to Danville, VA to compete in the 18th annual Cougar Classic. Hollins is scheduled to play four matches over two days. Greensboro College was the first opponent for a Hollins volleyball team to sports only four returning players.

Hollins pushed Greensboro to the limit before falling in the first set 24-26. Set two was another hard fought affair but this time the young Hollins squad turned the tables on the Pride and won 26-24. After stumbling a bit in the third set, a 15-25 loss, Hollins dung in their heels and battled Greensboro until the end and pushed the Pride into extra points. However Hollins eventually feel to their opponent by a score of 27-25 in the fourth and final set.

Hollins got eight kills from Amelia Eyles (Millwood, VA) while Lauren Hays (Saginaw, TX) added seven. Setter Lela Moore (Woodleaf, NC) handed out 22 assists and Jessie Deese (Cary, NC) recorded a team high 27 digs. Haley Ortiz (Chesapeake, VA) served two aces while Hays added an ace of her own.

Hollins will be back in action later today when they face William Peace College at 5:00pm.