Oct 26, 2018
(ATLANTA, Ga.) - The Thomas More University women's volleyball team went 1-1 on the first day of the Emory National Invitational Tournament. With the split, the Saints move to 27-3 overall.
- The Saints came out on top in match one of the day, winning in three sets by scores of 25-12, 25-21, 25-18.
- First-year Emily Mohs (Cincinnati, Ohio / Seton) led the game with 13 kills, along with three digs and three blocks.
- Senior Jenna Fessler (Fort Mitchell, Ky. / Beechwood) led the game with 26 assists, along with four kills, one service ace, five digs, and one block.
- Sophomore Jessica Ginn (Cincinnati, Ohio / Seton) led the team with nine digs, along with three assists.
- Madison Krumpelman (Crestview Hills, Ky. / Holy Cross) and Hannah Just (Louisville, Ky. / DuPont Manual) were tied for second best with seven digs each.
- Krumpelman also added four kills, one assist, four service aces, and one block to her total.
- The Saints had the advantage in kills, 37-30, assists, 33-28, and blocks, 14-10.
- The Saints dropped match two of the day, 3-1, by scores of 20-25, 26-24, 17-25, 18-25.
- Mohs led the team in game two with 14 kills, along with one assist, three digs, and three blocks.
- Jenna Mummert (Batavia, Ohio / Clermont Northeastern) posted the second best with 11 kills, along with one assist, three service aces, six digs, and four blocks.
- Julia Popova (Sofia, Bulgaria / Beechwood) contributed 10 kills, along with one dig and one block.
- Fessler led the team with 35 assists, along with three kills, nine digs, and one block.
- Four Saints hit double-digits in assists with Ginn leading the way with 28, Krumpelman with 13, Just with 11, and Sara Crooker (Cincinnati, Ohio / McNicholas) with 10.
- Krumpelman added one kill, one assist, and one service ace.
- Ginn put up three assists in addition to her 28 digs.
- Birmingham-Southern had the advantage in all stat lines at the end of the game, 55-46 in kills, 52-42 in assists, 6-5 in service aces, 88-82 in digs, and 24-9 in blocks.
- The Saints look to bounce back on day two of the tournament, taking on Salem at 10 a.m. and Washington & Lee at 12:30 p.m. for the final game of the regular season.