TIGERVILLE, S.C.- The Lander University Bearcats defeated the Brevard College Tornados 3-0 in the opening game of the North Greenville Invitational Tournament on Friday afternoon in Hayes Gymnasium. Lander won by scores of 25-17, 25-10, and 25-19.
The loss brings Brevard to 1-1 on the season while the Bearcats are off to a 1-0 start in 2013.
Lander led 3-2 in the first set before snapping off a 10-3 run to take a comfortable lead for the rest of the set. LU Senior Hannah Dederick had a game-high 11 kills to pace the Bearcats.
Lander posted 12 unanswered points to take an 18-5 lead en route to a 25-10 win in the second set. The Bearcats went on to hit .424 in the final set to earn their first win of the season.
Senior Erin Rollins led BC with eight kills, followed closely by Fatima Gharachorloo’s six kills. The Tornados, however, hit only .112 percent on the afternoon.
Brevard senior Kayla Hanus contributed a game-high 15 set assists.
Brevard continues play in Tigerville tomorrow afternoon as they have matches against St. Augustine’s and North Greenville at 2 and 4 p.m., respectively.
Short Box Score (Match)
Brevard vs Lander (Sep 06, 2013 at Tigerville, S.C.)
Lander def. Brevard 25-17,25-10,25-19
Brevard (1-1) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Erin Rollins 8-0-0; Fatima
Gharachorloo 6-0-0; Camille Cameron 4-1-1; Savannah Cox 3-1-2; Kortney
Conner 2-0-0; Bailey Hayes 2-1-2; Kayla Hanus 1-3-0; Totals 26-6-3.0.
(Assists) - Kayla Hanus 15. (Dig leaders) - Aleksandra Vrvilo 9; Kayla
Hanus 9; Fatima Gharachorloo 8
Lander (1-0) (Kills-aces-blocks) - Hannah Dederick 11-0-4; Kaitlyn
Harrison 6-0-2; Tarryn Angermeier 4-6-1; Kristen Dodge 3-1-0; Jessica
Register 3-2-2; Kendall Korte 2-0-1; Julia Ferreira-Alves 1-0-0; Anna
Padezanin 1-0-1; Kaitlyn Peperone 1-0-1; Totals 32-9-6.0. (Assists) -
Jessica Register 12; Kristen Dodge 10. (Dig leaders) - Kiki Hennessey
14; Kristen Dodge 6
Site: Tigerville, S.C. (Hayes Gymnasium)
Date: Sep 06, 2013 Attend: 75 Time: 1:15