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Volleyball winning streak continues

Volleyball winning streak continues

The Muskingum volleyball team claimed a straight-set victory against Denison on Wednesday evening, 3-0 (25-21, 25-22, 25-17).

The Basics

  • Records: Muskingum (15-2), Denison (5-7)
  • Location: Granville, Ohio - Livingston Gymnasium

Notables

  • The victory marked Muskingum's eighth consecutive win.
  • Muskingum has only surrendered 12 sets.

How It Happened                                               

  • The Muskies secured set one (25-21), set two (25-22), and set three (25-17).
  • As a team, the Muskies logged 51 kills, 45 assists, and 66 digs.
  • Sophomore Brynn Guist led the Muskies with 14 kills and 16 points.
  • Sophomore Brooke Fatheree added 12 kills, 17 digs, and 12.5 points.
  • Freshman Carson Miller registered 11 kills on 26 attempts, with a hitting percentage of .346.
  • Sophomore Erin Dickson secured a team-best 40 assists.
  • The Muskie backline was anchored by sophomore Jessica Cottle who had 23 digs.

Inside The Sets

  • The Muskies and Big Red fought neck and neck in the first set until Muskingum was able to take the lead with a score of 20-16. The Big Red answered back with a four-point attack tying up the game 20-20. The Muskies continued to fight and secured a 5-1 run to lock in the victory.
  • In set two, Denison took an early lead of 10-5. The Muskies tailed a 12-7 run to tie the set with a score of 17-17. Muskingum took control of play and secured the set 25-22.
  • In set three, Muskingum was able to start off strong and take an early lead of 10-6. The Big Red chipped away at the differential, but were unable to stop the Muskies. Muskingum logged the final point to take the set with a score of 25-17.

Up Next

  • The Muskies next travel to John Carroll for its Ohio Athletic Conference opener on Saturday, September 29. Game time is slated for 12:00 p.m. Muskingum will also play Mount Vernon at 4:00 p.m.