BUCKHANNNO – The West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats picked up their first conference win of the season at home against Davis and Elkins College Tuesday night, winning 3-0.
The Lady Bobcats had come off a six-game losing streak while traveling on the road against tough conference play.
The team had a special breast cancer awareness night in Rockefeller Center which honored names of people affected by the illness at the college, a 50-50 raffle to win a $25 gift card, and pink decorations all around the gymnasium.
In the first set of the match, the Lady Bobcats came out strong, winning 25-13.
The Lady Bobcats took their momentum in the first set to win sets two and three, 25-14 and 25-16.
The offensive attack for the Lady Bobcats was led by freshman, Olivia Albrecht, who totaled 11 kills. Senior Hope Arce-Reed, contributed with 10 kills as well as freshman Bhrooke Axe, with eight kills. Setter Sophie Gerlach totaled an impressive 30 assists. With only two total lead changes during the entire match, the Lady Bobcats dominated at home to secure their first conference win.
The volleyball team will be traveling Friday, Oct. 13 to take on the Cardinals of Wheeling University. Match is set to tip off at 7 p.m. in the McDonough Center.