The Austin College volleyball team took one of its two matches on day two of the 18th Annual Austin College Classic on Saturday, falling 3-1 to Southwestern Assemblies of God before topping Concordia 3-0. The 'Roos are now 6-4 overall this season.
Against SAGU, the 'Roos fell by scores of 22-25, 17-25, 25-23, 12-25, with Shelby Eaves recording a team-high 17 kills in the loss. Eaves added seven digs, and Rachel Fusselman had a team-best 10 digs in the match. Bekah Newberry had nine kills in the loss, while Kelsey Klingler had 41 assists.
In the second match the 'Roos cruised to a 25-16, 25-17, 25-20 victory thanks to a team hitting percentage of .279, and Eaves once again led the way with 16 kills. Newberry once again had nine, and Madison Lee added eight with zero hitting errors. Fusselman led the 'Roos with 10 digs and Klingler once again recorded a team-best 31 assists in the victory.
The 'Roos head out on the road next weekend when they travel to Memphis for the Rhodes Invitational on Saturday and Sunday.
Austin College athletic teams participate as a member of the NCAA Division III and the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference.
About Austin College
Austin College is a leading national independent liberal arts college located north of Dallas in Sherman, Texas. Founded in 1849, making it the oldest institution of higher education in Texas operating under original charter and name, the college is related by covenant to the Presbyterian Church (USA). Recognized nationally for academic excellence in the areas of international education, pre-professional training, and leadership studies, Austin College is one of 40 schools profiled in Loren Pope's influential book Colleges That Change Lives.