SHERMAN, Texas – The Austin College volleyball team cruised to a pair of 3-0 victories over Texas Lutheran and Schreiner on day one of this weekend's Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Cross-Divisional. The 'Roos, who are hosting the event, are now 11-5 overall and 4-1 in conference play.
The 'Roos picked up their 10th win of the season in the first match of the day, topping Texas Lutheran 25-19, 25-19, 25-14 thanks to a .376 team hitting percentage. Rebekah Bowden and Presleigh Watson were both dominant on offense, with Bowden registering 15 kills with a .667 hitting percentage and Watson adding 12 kills and a .550 hitting percentage.
In the final match of the day, Austin College got out to a hot start with a 25-15 first set win over Schreiner before coming from behind for a 25-21 second set win. Austin College closed out the match with a 25-17 win in set three to earn the sweep. Once again, Austin College used an outstanding hitting percentage, this time hitting .336 as a team.
Austin College will be back in action tomorrow when they take on Trinity and No. 5-ranked Southwestern on day two of the SCAC Cross-Divisional.