Generals Roll By EMU Volleyball Women

Setter Carly Gingerich scrambled her way to six assists, one ace, one dig and one block. (photo by Scott Eyre)
Setter Carly Gingerich scrambled her way to six assists, one ace, one dig and one block. (photo by Scott Eyre)

EMU drew a tall straw in their ODAC opener Tuesday night, playing a road match at powerful Washington and Lee. The Generals were as commanding as advertised, sweeping to a 3-0 decision in women's volleyball action.

After a tough stretch in the schedule, the Royals slide to 2-8 overall and 0-1 in the ODAC.  They will get a chance to rebound Friday night at Hollins University, drawing a 7:00pm start. After an overnight stay in the Star City of the South, Eastern Mennonite will play a Saturday afternoon match at Roanoke College.

W&L scored the first four points of the night against the Royals and rarely slowed down. The women used a 4-0 run midway through the set to get within 17-13 before the Generals closed the door at 25-16.

Set two was a mirror image of the first with Washington and Lee making a final surge to win, 25-16. An 8-1 start for the home team spelled a quick end to the third, finishing at 25-11.

Janna Williams (Kenbridge, Va./Kenston Forest) worked her way to six kills. Jasmine Johnson (Staunton, Va./Robert E. Lee) set up eight assists.

Defensively, Skyler Johnson (Harrisonburg, Va./Harrisonburg) led the way with nine digs while Jasmine Johnson added seven. Maria Yoder (Manheim, Pa./Hempfield) put down three blocks.

Med Guignon led Washington and Lee with 12 kills, nine digs and two blocks.