SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The Converse Volleyball team fell on Senior Day to Belmont Abbey in Conference Carolinas action on Saturday afternoon, 3-0.
FINAL | Converse 0, Belmont Abbey 3
RECORDS | Converse 2-22, 1-15, Belmont Abbey 18-12, 12-4
HOW IT HAPPENED
Converse fell behind early in the first set 10-3. The Valkyries would rally out of the timeout to knot things at 11-all. Journee English started the run with a kill followed by JaLesa Beaver's kill. Beaver would notch another kill before English served up a service ace to tie things up.
Belmont Abbey used an 8-0 to take hold of the set at 19-11 and took the set 25-17. Kayla Pettit recorded two kills in the final six points of the set for the Valkyries.
Belmont Abbey doubled up the Valkyries at 10-5 and pushed their lead to 16-10 before Converse was able to cut into the deficit. Alexis Pitts started the run with a kill followed by back-to-back Crusader errors. Kayla Pettit posted a kill to bring the contest within two, 16-14.
A kill by Journee English would allow Converse to keep the contest close at 19-17 before the Crusaders finished off the set on a 6-0 run.
The Crusaders used an early lead in the third set to push out in front. Converse rallied back to cut things to 13-10 after a kill by JaLesa Beaver. Both teams added three points each to the score before a 9-2 run to end the match.