Volleyball Rolls Past Concordia in Sweeping CACC Victory on Wednesday

Volleyball Rolls Past Concordia in Sweeping CACC Victory on Wednesday

PHILADELPHIA – The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) volleyball team (14-6, 9-1 CACC) earned its fifth conference sweep on Wednesday evening with a 25-14, 25-16, 25-16 victory over the Concordia Clippers in a CACC matchup from the Gallagher Center.

The Rams hit .241 as a team in the win, led by freshman Abigail Kress with 10 kills and a .310 hitting percentage. It marks her seventh match of the year with a double-digit kill total and the fourth where she had at least 10 kills with a .300 hitting percentage.

Junior Courtney Wensel notched nine kills and 12 digs on Wednesday while fellow junior Alexandra Harrington recorded 11 digs, second best on the squad.

Freshman Logan Dontell led the Rams with four block assists while senior Corinne Justus, Kress and Wensel each had three.

Jefferson pulled away from the Clippers in the first set with a five-point run to make it 18-9 before winning the last six of nine points for the 25-14 set victory.

In the second set, the Rams went up seven early at 14-7 before Concordia got back within four to make it 14-10. Jefferson won the next five of six to make it 19-11 before closing out the 25-16 win.

The Clippers battled in the third set, going up 3-0 early and holding a 9-7 lead towards the middle of the set. Jefferson won the next four to take an 11-9 advantage. Concordia got within one at 12-11 before the Rams went on an eight-point spree, making it 20-11 as they clinched the match and set with a 25-16 decision.

The Rams have now won 11 of their last 12 matches.

Jefferson Volleyball returns to action at Post in a CACC matchup on Saturday, Oct. 14 at 2 p.m.