September 28, 2011

Wolverines sweep La Roche

GROVE CITY, Pa. -- The Grove City College volleyball team improved to 9-7 overall Wednesday night by picking up a 25-14, 25-13, 25-8 victory over visiting La Roche in non-conference action in the Grove City College Arena.

Head coach Susan Roberts now has 598 career wins as a head volleyball coach, including 546 in 27 seasons at Grove City.

Sophomore Ashley Branch (Colorado Springs, Colo./Evangelical Christian) led Grove City with 11 kills on just 19 attacks while sophomore Shelby Mander (Dade City, Fla./Pasco) added 10 kills on 17 attacks.

Sophomore setter Casey Schmidt (Woodbine, Md./Glenelg) recorded 31 assists.

Defensively, Schmidt and senior Heather Good (Punxsutawney, Pa./Punxsutawney) both had nine digs. Branch posted seven blocks and freshman Dalaney Algiere (Grasonville, Md./Kent Island) posted five blocks. Schmidt added three blocks.

The Wolverines will host Presidents' Athletic Conference rival Westminster Friday at 5 p.m. as part of a tri-match. The Wolverines will then meet D'Youville in a non-conference match at 9 p.m.

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