FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – After getting back into the top 25 earlier this week, the 22nd-ranked Wayne State College volleyball team made a statement to the voters during a pair of matches won in straight sets Friday.
From Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the ‘Cats competed in the 2019 Shark Invitational.
In their opening match with Belmont Abbey College, WSC won 25-14, 25-11 and 25-19 while their second opponent also went down in straights sets being Grand Valley State (3-0). WSC is now 6-0 on the season and will next face Florida Tech and Southern New Hampshire University Saturday.
From the match against Belmont Abbey College, Kelsie Cada posted a team-high 10 kills and eight digs for WSC. Tarrin Beller followed with seven kills while Hope Carter led the team in digs with 11 and also had two service aces. Haley Kauth tallied 10 digs and three aces as Rachel Walker tacked on 35 set assists to go along with nine digs and five blocks.
Wayne State outhit Belmont Abby, .347 to .079 while recording more blocks (7-2) and service aces (10-2).
Tarrin Beller posted a team-high 11 kills and six blocks in the sweep over Grand Valley State.