Wolverines Push for Split at CUA Invitational

Wolverines Push for Split at CUA Invitational

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Wesley College Volleyball team dropped their first match of the day against host Catholic University of America, but rallied back to take a 3-1 victory from Pitt.-Greensburg on Friday afternoon in the nation's capital.

Against Catholic, the Wolverines struggled to stop the Cardinals attack, allowing the hosts to hit .463 for the match. The Navy and White fell 25-8, 25-19, 25-16 despite 13 kills and eight digs from Tionne Graves-Brown. Jessica Tynes had nine kills while Codi Ziolkowski added five. Lindsay Burg led the team with 24 assists while Kristin Wissler recorded 12 digs.

In their second match of the day, the Wolverines came out sluggish dropping the first set to Pitt.-Greensburg 25-19. The team responded to the adversity, coming back to earn three straight set wins, 25-23, 25-22, and 25-21, to take the match 3-1. 

Ziolkowski and Graves-Brown had 17 kills apiece, and hit .378 and .261 respectively. Graves-Brown notched a double-double with 10 kills while Jessica Tynes added eight kills and 12 digs. Kristin Wissler provided 14 digs and three service aces while Lindsay Burg finished with a career-high 46 assists and 14 digs. 

Wesley improves to 4-1 on the season and will look to continue their hot start with a pair of matches on Saturday, facing off against Bridgewater and Shenandoah.