Brevard, N.C. - The Tornados upended Anderson University 3-1 on Friday night on the strength of a Brevard College record 28 kills from junior Kortney Conner.
Conner’s 28 kills sets the new BC record for kills in a single match, surpassing Brooke Seaman’s 25 kills in a four-set match against North Greenville on September 13, 2008.
The Tornados took the first two sets by the score of 25-22, before dropping the third set 15-25. The Tornados sealed the victory with a 25-21 victory in the fourth set thanks to 10 kills from Conner, who also came up with 10 digs in the match.
Kayla Hanus had a breakout performance as well, contributing a season-high 46 assists. Freshman Fatima Gharachorloo also benefitted form the sets of Hanus, posting a career-high nine kills against the Trojans.
The win improved the Tornados to 1-0 in South Atlantic Conference play and a perfect 7-0 on the season.
BC returns to South Atlantic Conference action Saturday afternoon as they host the Newberry Wolves at Boshamer Gymnasium at 2 p.m.