Charlotte, N.C. – The Brevard College women’s volleyball team got off to a slow start on Wednesday night before storming back to sweep through Queens University of Charlotte in three straight sets to win the match 3-0.
The Tornados were able to overcome a slow start to pick up the road win against Queens University winning 25-22, 25-15 and 25-19, and improve to 3-1 on the young 2008 season.
The loss drops Queens University to 1-5 on the year.
The Tornados had a strong performance from senior setter and captain Jami Perry, as Perry had a team-high eight digs to go along with her 27 assists. Perry also added five kills over the three set match.
Sophomore middle hitter Brooke Seaman continued her hot play, as the second-team All-SAC preseason selection had 11 kills on the night, while newcomer Chelsey Trojan posted eight kills of her own for the match.
Not to be outdone, freshmen Jordei Osby and Chelsea Larsen recorded five kills apiece providing solid play off the BC bench.
Defensively the Tornados were solid, as sophomore hitter Kirstan Carlson had five total blocks, three of which were solo blocks and two block assists. Fellow outside hitter Osby had two solo blocks and five block assists as the Tornados controlled the net for most of the match.
The Tornados will open up their 2008 home slate on Friday, September 5, as BC will play host to Coker College in the first match of the BC Tournament. The match is slated for a 7 p.m. start time. The BC Tournament will continue on Saturday morning with the first of five matches beginning at 10 a.m. Queens University of Charlotte will next be in action on Wednesday, September 10, when they will travel to Anderson, S.C. to square off with the Anderson University Trojans.