The Eastern Mennonite women's volleyball team hosted Lynchburg Saturday afternoon in Harrisonburg. Both teams had played the previous evening, but the Hornets had more energy in a 3-0 sweep.
The Lady Royals had a 10-8 lead in game one before faltering to a 25-18 finish. The Hornets skipped to a 6-1 cushion in game two and never looked back, 25-19.
The teams battled evenly early in game three before Lynchburg closed things out on a 14-4 run for a 25-13 score.
Kyle Moorefield (Danville, VA/Tunstall) led EMU with five kills and five service aces. Tabitha Bowman (Waynesboro, VA/Stuarts Draft) also have five kills with one solo block.
Mattie Lehman (New Paris, IN/Bethany Christian) split time between setter and libero and finished with team highs of nine digs and seven assists.
With the loss the Lady Royals slide to 3-9 overall and 0-3 in the ODAC. Their four-match homestand continues next week with Virginia Wesleyan on Tuesday and Shenandoah on Thursday.