This past weekend, the Crusaders volleyball team traveled to Pensacola Christian College of Florida to play in the Eagles Invitational tournament. The Crusaders finished the weekend 2-2, which made their overall record 9-6.
The first match on Saturday was against Clearwater Christian College. The Crusaders struggled to find a grove and lost in three straight sets (25-11; 25-15; 25-13). Shatoya Medford finished with 20 digs and 5 kills. Victoria Smith lead the Crusaders with 6 kills. Kaylee Ginnings and Kiara Govan contributed 6 and 13 assists, respectively.
After a disappointing lost against Clearwater, the Crusaders found redemption against Robert Morris University in the second match of the day. TTU swept RMU in three straight sets (25-21, 25-22, 25-13). Kiara Govan finished with 25 assists and 9 digs. Kaylee Ginnings and Victoria Smith had 10 digs, and Natasha Petrillo had 9 digs. Shatoya Medford lead the defense with 15 digs. For the Crusaders offense, Victoria Smith lead with 11 kills. Natasha Petrillo followed with 8 kills, and Lydia Vick contributed 7 kills.
The next match is Monday, September 23 at 7:00 pm against Oakwood University.