Volleyball topples Gallaudet in straight sets

Volleyball topples Gallaudet in straight sets

OWINGS MILLS, Md. – The Salisbury University volleyball team pushed their season-opening winning streak to eight with a three-set sweep over the Gallaudet Bison on Friday to open the Stevenson Invitational.

THE RUNDOWN

Final Score: Salisbury 3, Gallaudet 0 (25-17, 25-12, 25-14)
Record: Salisbury (8-0) | Gallaudet (1-9)
Location: Owings Mills Gymnasium – Owings Mills, Md. (Stevenson University)

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Salisbury got out to an early 10-4 lead in the first set. Gallaudet would cut the Salisbury lead to 14-10 but Salisbury started to capitalize on Gallaudet errors to take the first set.
  • Powered by a 17-6 run to start the set, Salisbury cruised to the 25-12 win in the second set.
  • The hot-hitting continued in the third set for Salisbury. As a team, Salisbury hit .519 in the set with 16 kills on 27 attempts. A Chloe Adam kill sealed the win for the Sea Gulls.

GAME NOTES

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE

  • It is Salisbury's fourth sweep of the season
  • Salisbury's .378 hitting percentage as a team was the highest of the season.

UP NEXT

  • Salisbury faces Dickinson and Stevenson on Saturday,
  • Salisbury opens with Dickinson at 10 a.m. before squaring off with Stevenson at 4 p.m.
  • Live links are available at SUSeaGulls.com.

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