Hollins Sweeps Squirrels Again

action photo of Hollins volleyball player Deja Hadden attacking at the net
Deja Hadden had 13 kills in the opener of the Maroon Classic

Event: Volleyball Mary Baldwin vs. Hollins (Salem, VA)

The lead: After earning a 3-0 sweep of Mary Baldwin at home on Wednesday night, Hollins and the Squirrels would once again face off on Friday afternoon. The second of back to back meetings would kick off the 2018 Maroon Classic, hosted by Roanoke College.

The result: Hollins 3-0 (25-21, 25-9, 25-16)

How it happened: The first set was tied at 7-7 when Hollins used a 9-2 run to seize control and take the opener. Hollins would ride their confidence against Mary Baldwin, and behind a 2:1 kill advantage would cruise to a 2-0 lead. The Green and Gold would once again break open a close set and take the match, making it six straight set wins over the Squirrels. 

Hollins notes:

  • Deja Hadden would record a match high 13 kills on her 29 attacks
  • Setter Casey Mahan had 30 assists, her second consecutive 30+ assist effort
  • Amanda Mink and Hannah Arthur each served three aces, and Hollins now has 29 service aces on the season
  • It marked the fourth consecutive sweep of Mary Baldwin dating back to last season

Mary Baldwin notes:

  • Milan Hunt and Brenda Korlison combined to register 13 of the Squirrels 24 kills
  • Savanna McGavock led her team with 18 assists and 11 digs
  • Mary Baldwin committed 19 attack and nine receiving errors

What's next: Hollins will try to go to 5-0 when they face off with Ferrum College at 6pm tonight in Salem.