Women's Volleyball

A stellar defensive effort leads LMC to a 3-0 sweep over Pfeiffer

A stellar defensive effort leads LMC to a 3-0 sweep over Pfeiffer

BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women's volleyball team held the Pfeiffer Falcons to a hitting percentage of -.089 en route to a 3-0 (25-8, 25-13, 25-18) sweep Tuesday evening at Williams Gymnasium. It was the ninth victory of the season for LMC, which surpasses its win total from the 2015 season.

Set 1Lexi Zangari totaled four kills on seven attempts with no attack errors to propel the Bobcats to a 25-8 win in the opening stanza. Zangari and the rest of the Bobcats held the Falcons to a match-low -.154 hitting percentage in the first. The eight points allowed marked the lowest total that LMC has given up all season.

Set 2 – After hitting .391 in the first, the Bobcats' offense cooled off a bit and hit .250 in the second. However, Lees-McRae used five aces, including three from Darian Parsons, to clinch the second set, 25-13.

Set 3 – Pfeiffer put together its best effort of the contest in the third and held the lead as late as 12-11. The Falcons couldn't hold on, however, as the Bobcats rallied to clinch a season sweep over the Falcons, 25-18. Freshman Jac Harper put together her best numbers in the final frame as she totaled six of her eight digs in the set.

Next Up – The Bobcats will return to action this weekend when they travel to Mount Olive to take on the Trojans. First serve is set for 7 p.m.